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SFA Gardens Lecture Series to feature bluebird society co-founder

January 12, 2011 - Public Affairs

The SFA Gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University will host its monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in Room 110 of the Agriculture Building located at 1924 Wilson Dr. Naturalist Keith Kridler of Mt. Pleasant will present "Bluebirds Chase My Blues Away."

Kridler is co-founder of the Texas Bluebird Society and co-author of "The Bluebird Monitors Guide." He maintains an extensive bluebird trail in northeast Texas with hundreds of nest boxes and lectures widely on the subject. He is also a Master Gardener, a commercial daffodil farmer and an officer in the Texas Daffodil Society.

The Theresa and Les Reeves Garden Lecture Series is generally held the third Thursday of each month at the SFA Mast Arboretum. Refreshments are served by the SFA Gardens volunteers before the lecture with a rare plant raffle being held afterward. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Greg Grant at (936) 468-1863 or grantdamon@sfasu.edu.