SMETHPORT — Learn about native and invasive plants and rain barrels and rain gardens up free evening workshops.

A workshop at 6 p.m. today will be held on native and invasive plants at the Park Avenue pavilion in Evergreen Park in Kane. A workshop on rain barrels and rain gardens will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 in Evergreen Park pavilion.

All participants will get valuable information for their home garden and landscape, plus all present are eligible to win door prizes. Call today; limited space available. Pre-register by calling the McKean County Conservation District at 814-887-4017 or send an email Indicate which workshop you are interested in.

These workshops are made possible by a partnership of the Kane Borough, Kane Parks Commission, Penn State Extension, and the McKean County Conservation District. Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.