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Native Plants and Pollinators Conference

Thursday, October 3, 2019
8:30am – 3:30pm

Storrs Campus
Student Union Ballroom (Room 330)

UConn’s Native Plants and Pollinators Conference is an exciting day of presentations featuring current science-based research and information on supporting pollinators in managed landscapes.

The program is designed for growers and other green industry professionals, landscape service providers, landscape architects and designers, town commissions, municipalities, schools, and homeowners.

Learn how to utilize native plants to provide the greatest value for pollinators throughout the year!

Session topics: • Monarch Waystations - Adam Baker, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky • Asters & Goldenrods: Autumn’s Pollinator Banquet - Heather Holm, Author and Pollinator Educator, Minnetonka, Minnesota • Evaluating Pollinator Attraction of Herbaceous Perennial Nativars - Annie White, ASLA, PhD, Owner at NECTAR Landscape Design Studio & Consulting, Burlington VT • Aronia Up Close: Built in Complexity and Potential - Dr. Mark Brand, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut • What We Know About Nativars, Pollinators, and the Nursery Industry: Making Informed Decisions - Dr. Jessica Lubell, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut

Contact:

Alyssa Siegel-Miles, alyssa.siegel-miles@uconn.edu; 860-885-2821

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, UConn Master Calendar

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