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Beth Wiggins Grant

Beth Wiggins Grant will talk about her efforts to conserve native plants during the next session of Thomas University's Science Cafe.


Next TU Science Café to discuss native plants

Thomas University’s next Science Café will feature “Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in our Gardens” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in the Flowers Foods Executive Classroom inside Smith-Bonvillian Hall on TU’s Main Campus.

The presenter will be Beth Wiggins Grant, a retired mental health counselor and educator and native plants enthusiast. She led the group that saved Lost Creek Forest at the Thomasville airport and now serves as president of Friends of Lost Creek Forest. Grant is also an active volunteer with Birdsong Nature Center, Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, Florida Native Plant Society, Audubon Society, Georgia Botanical Society, Georgia Native Plant Society and Southwest Georgia Conservancy.

The Science Café is a forum for face-to-face conversations about current science topics. It is presented by the Thomas University Division of Education and is open to learners of all ages. Guests are welcome to come at 6 p.m. for a reception with Grant in the Smith-Bonvillian Hall lobby. For more information, contact April D. Penton at

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