NOFA's 15th Annual Gathering of Organic Land Care Professionals

12/10/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM ET

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15th NOFA Annual Gathering

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Mashantucket Pequot Museum, Ledyard, CT

 

9:00-10:00 am:  Registration, Coffee & Networking

10:00-10:30 am:  Introduction, OLC Update & Meet NOFA’s New Executive Director

10:30-11:30 am:  Simple Steps to Safe and Healthy Lawns and Gardens
                             
 Dr. Sarah Evans, Ph.D. of Mt. Sinai

11:30-12:30 pm: Designing Biodiversity: Local Strategies
                             for Pollinator Habitat Creation and Connectivity
                            
Evan Abrams, MSED of Landscape Interactions

12:30-1:30 am:  Lunch and networking

1:30-2:30 pm:  2020 Native Plant Initiative: Introducing Connecticut’s 
                          
First Living Seed Bank
                         
Dina Brewster and Sefra Alexandra of NOFA, Matt Oricchio of Gilbertie’s and
                          Daryl Newman of Planters Choice Nursery

2:30-3:30 pm: Meadow Installations: A Practical Field Guide for Landscapes
                          
Emily May of Xerces Society