Mitchell College Celebrates Earth Day 2015 with Native Plant Expert Linda Lillie April 22

Mitchell College Celebrates Earth Day 2015 
Featuring Landscape Expert Linda Lillie Speaking on Native Plants 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Free and Open to the Public



New London, CT – Mitchell College ‘s Earth Day Celebration will feature landscape expert and author Linda Lillie, owner of Sprigs and Twigs, Inc., giving a presentation entitled “Native Plants - Who Needs ‘em Anyway – a Lighthearted Look at Native Plants’ Best Friends” on Wednesday, April 22 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Weller Center on the College campus. 

Ms. Lillie graduated from the University of Connecticut Master Gardener Program and is an Accredited Organic Land Professional. Lillie writes “Ask the Landscape Professional,” weekly articles published in several publications. Sprigs and Twigs, Inc. is the Official Landscape Company of both the Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium.

In addition to Lillie’s presentation, students from the Fundamentals of Life Science classes will be manning a poster session about Natural and Unnatural Disasters, and members of the Mitchell Environmental Club will be presenting information on our new community garden behind Montauk House which will be started the following Wednesday

For further information, please contact Victoria Brennan at or (860)701-7750.

About Mitchell College
Mitchell College is a sll, private college that has been an invaluable resource for southeastern Connecticut for over 75 years. Its personal, mentoring approach releases untapped potential in its students allowing them to achieve unanticipated levels of success. Mitchell has a strong tradition of celebrating and supporting diverse ways of learning, and is committed to the broader community through partnerships and internships. Located on a beautiful waterfront campus in historic New London, it is also home to championship NCAA Division III athletics and the Duquès Academic Success Center which includes the renowned Bentsen Learning Center.