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Join Mizzou Botanic Garden for the Native Pollinators Symposium. As part of National Pollinators’ Week experts will highlight and share the importance of pollinators including bees, birds, butterflies and bats. Discover new information about native pollinators conservation through lectures, round table discussions and Q&As with national experts.

Doug Tallamy 
Roy Diblik
Candice Galen 
and others!


9:00 a.m. WELCOME and OPENING REMARKS: Pete Millier, Director, University of Missouri Landscape Services & Mizzou Botanic Garden

9:15 a.m. Bringing Nature Home: sustaining diversity in the landscape with native plants - Doug Tallamy, Professor of Entomology, University of Delaware 

10:15 a.m. MORNING BREAK

10:30a.m. Bringing the Tallamy Message Home: Missouri and the Birds, Bees and Butterflies - Mike Arduser, Missouri Department of Conservation

11:15 a.m. PANEL CONVERSATION – Bringing Nature Home
PANELISTS: Doug Tallamy; Mike Arduser; Candace Galen (Mizzou Professor of Biological Sciences); Roy Diblik (Northwind Design Group)

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m. The Know Maintenance Perennial Landscape: knowing your plants means less work - Roy Diblik, Northwind Design Group

2:00 p.m. The Know Maintenance Perennial Landscape at Shedd Aquarium - an experiential perspective - Christine Nye; Horticulture Manager, Shedd Aquarium

2:45 p.m. Bringing Nature Home to Mizzou and central Missouri: projects and programs


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