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Seminar on Ozark flora set for May 18


floraThe Benton County Cooperative Extension Service and the Peel Compton Foundation will present “Early Ozarks People and Plants: From Native Plants to Farmsteads” May 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Compton Gardens in Bentonville.
The two-hour seminar will focus on the role native plants played in the Arkansas Ozarks ecosystem, from prehistoric times through the early 20th Century.
Scheduled speakers include Caven Clark, Chief of Interpretation and Cultural Resources for the Buffalo National River, and Robert Seay, former Benton County extension staff chair for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
The event is indoors, free to attend and does not require advance registration. Compton Gardens is located at 312 N. Main St. in Bentonville. For additional information, call the Benton County Extension Office at 479-271-1060.

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