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Spring Gardening Series: Supporting Pollinators in Your Landscape

Free!

Webinar

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Registration deadline: 4 PM on May 26, 2021

In this webinar, you’ll learn about native pollinators and their habitat needs, as well as tips for selecting plants, designing gardens with pollinators in mind, and maintaining established pollinator gardens.


We offer our program fee on a sliding scale ($0-10)

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

Need help connecting with Zoom? Contact the US:IT Service Help Desk: 800.696.4357  or  help@maine.edu

If you need technical assistance with registration, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

Note: If registering more than one person, please register yourself, click Enroll, and then use the “Continue Shopping” option in your cart to add additional participants.

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Program Description

Pollinators are a critical part of the natural ecosystem yet many studies show their numbers are in decline. Fortunately there are ways to attract and support pollinators in the garden and landscape. Join us to learn about native pollinators and their habitat needs, as well as tips for selecting plants, designing gardens with pollinators in mind, and maintaining established pollinator gardens.

ModeratorLynne Holland, Community Education Assistant for UMaine Extension

Instructors:

  • Phil Fanning joined the University of Maine in 2020 as Assistant Professor of Entomologist. He works with the public and wild blueberry growers on supporting pollinators in their landscapes.
  • Emma Erler is a Field Specialist in Landscape and Greenhouse Horticulture with UNH Extension. Emma  provides research-based programming and technical assistance to green-industry businesses throughout the state, including nursery, garden center, and landscape operations

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If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Hargest, UMaine Extension Horticulture Professional,  at extension.gardening@maine.edu or 207.781.6099 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

 

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Time

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location

ONLINE

Instructors

Philip Fanning, Assistant Professor of Entomology for UMaine and Emma Erler, Landscape and Greenhouse Horticulture Field Specialist for UNH Extension

Contact Name

Pamela Hargest

Contact Email and Phone

extension.gardening@maine.edu, 207.781.6099

Website

https://extension.umaine.edu/gardening/webinar-series/

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