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Join IPC's Lower Shore One Water Partnership Hub on Wednesday, February 16th for an informational event about the importance of using native plants in our landscapes to help restore vibrant ecosystems in the Chesapeake.

Join the event live by clicking here.   

The waiting room will open at 6:55 PM


This event will feature:

Dr. Jeurel Singleton (AKA Dr. Bug)

Dr. Singleton (AKA Dr. Bug) is a retired professor from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  She earned her PH.D. from the University of Ottawa and has spent her career researching invertebrates and the habitats that support them around the world.  She is a passionate gardener and a founding member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church's green team in Salisbury, MD.  


Alyssa Hastings, City of Salisbury Sustainability Coordinator

Alyssa Hastings is the City of Salisbury’s first Sustainability Specialist. Alyssa oversees projects ranging from overseeing the City’s sustainability planning process, managing the City’s Green Business Program, and implementing environmental projects including the Green Team’s community cleanup efforts.  She recently oversaw the adoption of a new lawn ordinance in the City of Salisbury that makes the installation of "pocket meadows" a legal practice for Salisbury homeowners. 


Kate Patton, Executive Director of the Lower Shore Land Trust

Kate Patton has served as the Executive Director of the Lower Shore Land Trust since 2006.  In that tenure, the Lower Shore Land Trust has launched several initiatives to help land owners restore native habitat on the Lower Shore region of Maryland.  This includes restoration projects led by the Lower Shore Land Trust and the launch of a Pollinator Garden Certification Program for homeowners in the region to promote their work.   

Will you come?