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Plant RVA Natives

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Carol Heiser of the Department of Inland Game and Fisheries joins entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark to talk about a new campaign that promotes the use of native plants in urban and suburban landscapes throughout Virginia’s Capital Region for the sake of insects and other wildlife.

Visit here for more information on the Plant RVA Natives campaign, including a free pdf of the guide.

For landowners and homeowners, please visit the Habitat for Wildlife initiative.

Click here to find out where to buy native plants in Virginia.



Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”

Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.

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