Dr. Linda Rohleder, the Trail Conference's Director of Land Stewardship, will share her experiences over 10 years as she created a native plant habitat in her backyard starting with a traditional lawn and little knowledge of native plants.
Join us at the Trail Conference headquarters for the monthly meeting of the Bergen-Passaic chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. We share information amoung native plant enthusiasts and have informative talks on native plants. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Trail Conference headquarters is located on Route 202, Ramapo Valley Road, in Mahwah, just north of Ramapo Valley County Reservation and opposite the turnoff for Darlington Road. The parking lot is small, but overflow parking is available next door at the Ramapo County Reservation with a short walk through the woods. This parking and trail are NOT lighted, so attendees should bring a flashlight, carpool, or arrive early to park near the building. The path from the reserve parking lot to the trail center begins just to the left of the "do not enter" sign.
600 Ramapo Valley Road
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