Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Native Plant Symposium January 21, 2014

Learn how to incorporate native plants into your home landscape during this day-long symposium. This year, noted author, naturalist and activist, Janisse Ray ("The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food") will be our keynote speaker, making the connection between saving seeds and protecting native plants. Fee:  $60 (lunch included)
This program counts as an elective for the Certificate in Native Plants and includes the following topics:

Gardeners in Paradise:  Growing a Heirloom Planet
Janisse Ray, Author, Environmental Activist and Naturalist
Seed Collecting, Cleaning and Storage & StorageAnne Shenk, Director of Education, SBG
Plant Propagation Basics,   Heather Alley, Conservation Horticulturist, SBG
All About Seeds,   Linda Chafin, Conservation Botanist, SBG
Restoring Native Plant Communities: Ecotypes and Ecological Restoration Planning Tools
Jennifer Anderson-Cruz, State Biologist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Georgia
Effects of Fire on Seed Germination,   David Nelson, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, UGA
Tour of Dunson Native and Flora Garden with Joey Allen, Curator of the Shade and Native Garden

Please see complete agenda on-line at
State Botanical Garden of Georgia                                         2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens
A part of Public Service and Outreach, University of Georgia                 706-542-1244

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