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Floating Wetlands: A DIY Community Project

We will talk through the steps of building an artificial island containing wetland plants, discussing the importance of wetlands, and their impact on the community. The audience will be able to explore various aspects of the building process including: materials and assembly.

Date:
March 10, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio
Presenters:
Jennie Payne

Jennie Payne is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and then from Miami University with a Master’s in Zoology. She has previously worked at both the National Aquarium and the Maryland Science Center. During her time in Baltimore and since she has been in Camden at the Center for Aquatic Science, she has completely several eco-friendly projects including: the installation of a butterfly garden on a green roof, the creation of a vertical pallet garden, and most recently, a self-sustaining aquaponics system.