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Pop-Up Event: Ecological All Stars
Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Category: Pop-Up Events

"Ecological All Stars" - A Virtual Event

Speaker: Steve Wright, Jenkins Arboretum

In this program Steve will discuss the various traits that make plants ecologically valuable. He will then present his 10-species “All Star Team” comprised of native woody species that combine several of these traits resulting in enormous ecological and environmental impact.

Steve Wright is the Director of Horticulture and Curator of Plant Collections at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens in Devon, PA. He has a Master’s degree in forestry and entomology from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree in agricultural education from Delaware Valley University. Steve’s main horticultural interests are native plants, plant/animal interactions, and environmental stewardship.

There will be a one-hour presentation followed by a 10 minute Q&A session. Members and non-members welcome. Free for members and non-members fee is $10. Limited to 100 attendees

Click here to register. Registration ends at midnight on Thursday, April 15th and the Zoom link will be sent to registrants by Friday, April 16th.

Important Info regarding registration: Please make sure you hit the "submit" button after registering on-line. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, then the registration process was not completed. If you are not sure, try to register again - if a message pops up saying that "multiple submissions of the registration form are not permitted", then you are registered. If that message does not appear, then you are not registered, so please register.

Please make sure you have Zoom installed on your computer. Plan to join 5 minutes before. Questions can be submitted via chat box and will be read to speaker by the HPS/MAG moderator. Please note that all participants will be muted for the duration of the event.