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January Society General Meeting – Speaker: Heidi Eisenhauer

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Upcoming Society General Meeting

Join us for our next public meeting at the Parkside Centre on Durham Street in Sudbury. Doors open at 1:15 pm for socializing and light refreshments. Please bring your own coffee mug or travel mug.

The meeting at 2 pm will feature our guest speaker, Heidi Eisenhauer entitled “Propagating Native Plants”

Heidi will speak to propagating native plant seeds, propagation techniques, easy to grow native plants, how to choose based on your garden ecosystem, plus a selection of local plants on the list to aid in re-greening. Heidi will also touch on increasing native pollinators and feeding the birds.

Heidi Eisenhauer
Heidi Eisenhauer


Heidi studied urban agriculture with the San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners (SLUG) in 2000 and gave 10k+ compost workshops. Working on many community garden and harm reduction community garden projects. She became interested in native plants through her love of birds.  She volunteered & worked with the North American Native Plant Society for 3+ years on various projects. Through this work she was connected with invasive plant action groups and spent many weekends tackling garlic mustard & sea buckthorn. She co-coordinated the RoncyWorks BIA Green Team with 32 streetside garden beds & volunteers. Heidi designed the contents & plants for the first canoe for the David Suzuki Foundation Buterflyway program.

When Heidi moved to Sudbury in 2017 and she took a Morel Family Foundation Park under her wing and has worked for 7 years to eradicate exotic garden migrants and invasive plants. With Rainbow Routes,  Invasive Plant Council,  Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury + Heidi has facilitated native plant and invasive plant pull strolls.   Heidi has a love of Seedy Sundays and forest walks – she collects native plant seeds throughout the seasons and gives native plant and seed walks and talks with her ‘free time’.

In addition to her volunteer endeavours, Heidi is a vocal advocate for homelessness issues, working towards comprehensive solutions for marginalized communities.  As the Executive Director of Réseau ACCESS Network, Heidi works towards providing equitable health services for people who use drugs, highlighting Harm ReductionSupervised Consumption Site2S-LGBTQIA+, Peer Programming, and Education services.


January 28
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sudbury Horticultural Society


Parkside Centre
140 Durham Street
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3M7 Canada
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