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UConn’s Plants & Pollinators Conference

UConn’s Native Plants and Pollinators Conference will take place from 8:45am to 3:30pm on October 3 in Storrs. The day is filled with 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.

Attendees will learn how to utilize native plants to provide the greatest value for pollinators throughout the year. Session topics include Monarch waystations, asters and goldenrods, evaluating pollinator attraction of herbaceous perennial nativars, aronia, and the nursery industry.

Tickets are $25 with a valid school ID, and $60 for all others. The fee includes admission to the sessions, lunch and parking, as well as Pesticide Recertification credits.

 For more information, visit: To register, visit  Location: Student Union Ballroom (Room 330), 2100 Hillside Rd, Storrs.

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