Native Plants and Pollinators Conference: UConn virtual program Friday, November 5!

The third biennial UConn Native Plants and Pollinators conference will be held Friday, November 5, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., virtually via Zoom.

Register at : https://secure.touchnet.com/C21646_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2508

Early Registration $30.00, by Thursday, September 30, 2021

$35.00, after September 30, 2021

Students, $15.00 with valid school ID

Join us for 4 hours of presentations featuring current science-based research and information on supporting pollinators in managed landscapes. This 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 native plants support pollinator health throughout the year!

Session topics (See attached agenda and descriptions):

  • The Language of Flowers: An Introduction to Pollination Ecology
  • Rebecca McMackin, Director of Horticulture, Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Pollinator Plants for Small Spaces and Containers
  • Mark Dwyer, Landscape Prescriptions by MD
  • Beyond the Traditional Butterfly Garden: Supporting Lepidoptera with Native Plants
  • Andrew Brand, Interim Director of Horticulture, Coastal Maine Botanical Garden
  • Bees, Pesticides and Politics: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Urban Landscapes
  • Daniel Potter, Ph.D., Professor, University of Kentucky
  • Pesticide Recertification Credits – 4 (PA and all supervisory categories)

Register online at s.uconn.edu/NPPC2021Register

Early Registration $30.00, by Thursday, September 30, 2021

$35.00, after September 30, 2021

Students, $15.00 with valid school ID

TO PAY BY CHECK: download the mail-in registration form here or  email Alyssa.Siegel-Miles@uconn.edu

Questions about registration?

Contact: Alyssa Siegel-Miles, Alyssa.Siegel-Miles@uconn.edu

This program is brought to you by Victoria Wallace, Dept. of Extension,

and Jessica Lubell, Dept. of PSLA.

We look forward to seeing you on November 5!