The Importance of Native Plants

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Importance of Native Plants

Learn what a native plant is and why these plants are important to the environment. Discover the many benefits of natives and how to introduce them most effectively into your backyard. Presented by the Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College.

Hosted on Zoom. Free and open to all. Register here:

Please note that the Zoom Link for the event will be sent to registrants on the day of the program.

This program is a collaboration between The Field Library of Peekskill, Mount Pleasant Public Library, Scarsdale Public Library, and Yonkers-Grinton I. Will Public Library.

The Native Plant Center (NPC), a non-profit project of the Westchester Community College Foundation, is an affiliate of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Its goal is to educate the community on the value of native plants through various educational programs. To learn more, visit


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