he Missouri Department of Conservation and the Cape Girardeau County Master Gardeners host the seventh annual native plant seminar. Special presenter Douglas Tallamy, author of the highly acclaimed book Bringing Nature Home, will dispel native plant misconceptions and suggest ways to make your property a showpiece using native plants without losing their ecological function in the local ecosystem. Call the nature center about session times and other guest speakers. Ages 18 and up. Registration is free and begins February 1. Register early as seating is limited for each session.