NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.
Megan Proska, senior director of horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, will present “Garden Design: Creating a Dynamic Landscape.”
Proska has been with the Dallas Arboretum since September 2014 and assumed her current role in July 2023. She is responsible for designing displays and plantings as well as maintaining the garden aesthetic. She has previous experience working at Kew Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
Proska graduated as a double major in horticulture and entomology from Texas A&M University. In her free time, she shares her passion for plants through social media, educating people on plants in pop culture and intriguing plant history.
The Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series is held the second Thursday of each month and includes a rare plant raffle after the program. The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the lecture series fund are always appreciated.
Parking is available at the PNPC, 2900 Raguet St., or Raguet Elementary School, 2708 Raguet St.
For more information, email [email protected].
ABOUT STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY
Stephen F. Austin State University, the newest member of The University of Texas System, began a century ago as a teachers’ college in Texas’ oldest town, Nacogdoches. Today, it has grown into a regional institution comprising six colleges — business, education, fine arts, forestry and agriculture, liberal and applied arts, and sciences and mathematics. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SFA enrolls approximately 11,000 students while providing the academic breadth of a state university with the personalized attention of a private school. The main campus encompasses 421 acres that include 37 academic facilities, nine residence halls, and 68 acres of recreational trails that wind through its six gardens. The university offers more than 80 bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees covering more than 120 areas of study. Learn more at sfasu.edu.