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ENC to hold Native Plant and Rain Barrel sales

On Saturday, Jan. 28, ENC is holding a Native Plant Sale taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Native plants help save our ecosystems and the bird and insect species that depend on them. Gardens are fast becoming the last refuge for many wildlife species, such as songbirds, butterflies, bees, frogs and other beneficial creatures, that have lost habitat due to human development. Cultivated gardens that offer a rich diversity of native plants offer more resources for wildlife, such as foraging opportunities for birds and other wildlife. ENC members will receive a 10% discount on all plants. To view the list of plants featured at the upcoming plant sale and for more information, go here.

ENC to hold native plant common yarrow

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Achillea millefolium (Common Yarrow) is a native plant that is frequently found in butterfly gardens

Also on Saturday, ENC is having a Rain Barrel Sale from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Make your New Year’s resolution to conserve water in your home, by buying and installing a rain barrel. Rain barrels reduce runoff and pollution, reduce erosion, reduce flooding, reduce sewer backups, save money on water bills, help keep creeks and rivers healthy and raise stormwater awareness. Residents are eligible for a $35 rebate. Barrels are made from recycled plastic food grade barrels. They are $85 plus tax and $20 per barrel is donated to the ENC for the preschool fundraiser. For more information and to pre-purchase rain barrels to ensure availability, go here. For questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ENC to hold native plant rain barrels

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Conserve water in your home, by buying and installing a rain barrel

The Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach. For more information, visit

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