Bay College readies 19th annual native plant sale

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ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - In one sure sign of spring, students in the bay college environmental science department are prepping for their 19th annual native plant sale.

The sale usually takes place in the first week of May, and volunteers say they are off to a great start.

Proceeds from the sale will go to cover greenhouse operation costs as well as organizations like the schools STEM Club.

The sale features mostly native perennial wild flowers, things maybe not available in commercial greenhouses.

"People are really enthusiastic to have a source for plants whose ancestors have always lived in Delta County, and now they can contribute to habitats for pollinators and for native songbirds," said Biology and Environmental Science Instructor Brian Black.

The plant sale will begin Monday, May 6th and run through Friday, May 10th from 9 am to 5 pm daily.

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