Friday, March 16, 2018 – Native by Design: Woody Plants and Pollinators

Grow Native!
Native by Design: Woody Plants and Pollinators – A Southwest Illinois Grow Native! Event

This native landscaping workshop at the Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, IL will provide information to home gardeners; landowners; landscape, landcare, and wildlife professionals; stormwater engineers; and other related professionals about the relationships between woody plants and pollinators, songbirds, and other important wildlife. The workshop will be held Friday, March 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A breakfast buffet will be provided, and exhibitors will display information as well.

3.5 CEUs available for Landscape Architects
3.25 CEUs available for ISA Arborists
CEUs also available for Illinois Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists

Who should attend?: Home gardeners and other landscape enthusiasts, wildlife habitat professionals, landscape contractors, land care professionals, growers, garden centers, forest managers, arborists, landscape architects and designers, engineers, sustainability managers, green building professionals, Master Naturalists, and Master Gardeners.

$35 Regular Admission
$20 Students

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Deadline to register has been extended to March 11.

Click on each agenda item below to see each session description and speaker information.

3/16/2018 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lewis and Clark Community College 5800 Godfrey Rd Godfrey, IL 62035


Friday, 16 March 2018

Breakfast menu includes juices and coffee, potato nuggets, assorted fruits, and wrapped breakfast sandwiches.
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
3/16/2018 7:30 AM

Woody Plants and Pollinators
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
3/16/2018 8:00 AM

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
3/16/2018 9:00 AM

"Sourcing, Purchasing, and Caring for Woody Plants in the Landscape" – Kyle Cheesborough and "Native Plant Communities at the Confluence Field Station" – Lyle Guyon
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
3/16/2018 9:15 AM

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
3/16/2018 10:00 AM

"A Native Plant Garden for Pollinators" – Charlie Pitts and "Expanding the Backyard Food Web" – Eleanor Schumacher
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
3/16/2018 10:15 AM

The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3/16/2018 11:00 AM

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