Attract wildlife to your backyard

FOR RELEASE
2002-06-04
HUNTINGTON, IN - Marvin McNew, Head Nature Interpreter at Salamonie Reservoir, will speak at Thornhill Nature Preserve on Tuesday, June 4, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. McNew will give a lecture on how to set up a backyard to attract wildlife. He will teach those who attend about the plants to plant in a backyard and the seeds to use to attract birds, butterflies and other types of wildlife. McNew will also explain backyard habitat environment in both country and city environments and how to use the different components of a good habitat, such as food, water, shelter, space and arrangement.

Refreshments will be served and admission is free.

For more information, contact Jule McKanna at 359-4120. Visit the Thornhill Nature Preserve web site for driving directions and upcoming events at www.huntington.edu/thornhill.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News and World Report ranks Huntington among the best in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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