Auburn University’s Donald E. Davis Arboretum to hold free native plants workshop

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Donald E. Davis Arboretum in Auburn’s College of Sciences and Mathematics and the student-run Environmental Awareness Organization will co-host a free, public native plant workshop, “Let us Help You Connect with Native Alabama,” on Monday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in 112 Rouse Life Sciences Building.

Participants will discuss why native plants are important and what ecological services they provide, and have an opportunity to order native plants from a list of more than 200 specimens.

Orders for native plants are due by Thursday, Nov. 8, and pickup will be on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

For more information, including a complete list of available native plants or to place an order, go to the arboretum website at

(Contributed by Candis Birchfield.)

Contact: Dee Smith, Donald E. Davis Arboretum, (334) 844-5770 (, or
Mike Clardy, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (