The city of Marco Island’s Community Beautification Advisory Committee will hold a community forum on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 1-4 PM in the city’s Community Room.
Several educational stations will be set up with representatives from Rookery Bay, NEER, UF/IFAS Master Gardener, UF/Collier County, Landscape Entomologist, Mobile Irrigation Lab, local landscape companies, Lee County Electric Cooperative, Beautification Advisory Committee, ISA Certified Arborist and Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island. Employees from various city departments will be on hand as well, including Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works and Utilities.
Informative presentations will be given by RBNERR, Collier Soil and Water Conservation District, Marco Island Utilities, UF-IFAS Entomologist and FFL experts and Signature Trees, and ISA Certified Arborist.
Representatives will answer citizen questions relating to tropical landscaping, water conservation, Cul-de-sac medians, swales, butterflies and Florida-friendly plants. Door prizes, brochures and informational pamphlets will be available on a variety of topics.
Please contact Patty Mastronardi, Marco Island Parks and Recreation, at 239-389-5035 or for more information go to: www.cityofmarcoisland.com.