Native Plant Center Events
Landscape Conference: Places for Pollinators, March 9
What: Spring Landscape Conference—Places for Pollinators: Designing Welcoming Landscapes
When: Monday, March 9, 2020, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (Snow date: Friday, March 13)
Where: Westchester Community College, Classroom Building, Room C200 Enter Grasslands East Gate, Park in Lot #4
Description: News headlines shout the startling facts of the decline in pollinator populations and the resulting threats to plant life. Across the country bees, butterflies, and birds have become celebrities as a growing demand to create appropriate habitat gains steam through professional and grassroots actions. Find out about the needs of pollinators and the challenges they face. Explore designs and native plants to use in creating beneficial sites. Discover the movement that is changing backyards and community landscapes while supporting the survival of these critical creatures.
Speakers and presentation titles:
- Maria van Dyke, What Bees Need: Survival Essentials and Threats
- Andrew Sell, Strategies and Designs to Improve Landscape Performance
- Annie S. White, Ph.D., How Native Plant Cultivars Affect Plant/Pollinator Interactions
- Mary Ellen Lemay, Pollinator Pathways: Connecting Habitats Town by Town
For further information or inquiries contact The Native Plant Center, 914-606-7870; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earn credits: 4 LA-CES, 4 CNLP-NY, 4 CNLP-NJ, 3 ISA
What: 21st Annual Native Plant Sale
When: Saturday, April 25, 2020, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Westchester Community College, Park in Visitor Lot #1
Description: Thousands of beautiful, beneficial native plants will be offered. No need to wait: Other native plant species are available to order during our pre-sale, which ends in late February. Click here to see the catalog of plants for sale and to download an order form.