Start the year with right by de-cluttering those invasive plants from the yard and wild areas! This month’s speaker is Dr. Hans Landel, of the Wildflower Center who will discuss his latest work at the center, combating invasive plant species in our region.

Dr. Landel joined the Wildflower Center in 2015, and has over a decade of experience in field research, including studies of endangered wildlife species. Dr. Landel previously spent more than 20 years teaching college courses ranging from basic biology and wildlife management to natural history, marine biology and fieldwork. He received a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of California – Davis and a doctorate in biology from Purdue University.

The meeting is at 7:00 the administration building of Tarrytown United Methodist Church, 2531 Exposition Blvd., Austin. Arrive at 6:30 for snacks and seed exchange.