The Howard County Master Gardeners will hear a guest speaker at their next meeting.
Dr. Dan Scheiman will present a program entitled “Creating a Bird-Friendly Yard” Monday, April 17, at 5 p.m. in Room 101 at Cossatot Community College, Nashville.
The public is invited free of charge.
Scheiman works for the Audubon Society and loves native Arkansas plants. He is the Plants for Birds program manager for Audubon Delta, a regional office of the National Audubon Society, and is based at the Little Rock Audubon Center.
Scheiman has a B.S. from Cornell University, M.S. from Eastern Illinois University and Ph.D. from Purdue University.
He and his coworkers advocate for birds, restore wildlife habitats and help Arkansans improve their local environments. He has been birding for more than 25 years.
Since moving to Arkansas in 2005 to work for Audubon, Scheiman has seen 365 of the 423 bird species documented in the state. His house in Hillcrest features an all-Arkansas native plant yard.