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Connecting the Dots for Pollinator Conservation Wildflower Meadows and Pollinator Habitat

Tue, July 30, 2019 @ 8:30 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

Woodman Research Farm, 70 Spinney Lane
Durham, NH 03824
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Free Meadow Workshop
Pre-registration is required.
Register by phone at 603-862-3200
Or register online at:
UNH Cooperative Extension Office

Research Field Tour

During the Research Field Tour Dr. Cathy Neal, UNH Extension Professor and Researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, will share results from ten years of research on wildflower meadow establishment, helping you to successfully plan, prepare, plant and maintain a beautiful and functional wildflower meadow that blooms all season long. Xerces staff will help you identify native bees on the fly and identify their habitat needs.

Special Guest

Mace Vaughan, Co-Director, Pollinator Conservation and Agricultural Biodiversity Program, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, will address Connecting the Dots for Pollinator Conservation: From the Big Picture to the Backyard and the Back 40. Mace will take us on a tour of the growing number of efforts by which citizens, farmers, gardeners, researchers, and others are banding together to turn around the declines in pollinators. Ultimately, this journey ends in your backyard or back forty, where he will discuss fun, effective and beautiful ways to enhance habitat and bring back the pollinators.

Panel of Experts

Updates on the NH Pollinator Plan, the 2019 Bee Bill, cost share programs and other efforts to conserve and protect pollinators at the local, state and national levels.

•NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
•USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
•UNH Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station
•Xerces Society
•Ecological Landscape Alliance
•And more


Tue, July 30, 2019
8:30 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
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Penny Lewis


Woodman Research Farm
70 Spinney Lane
Durham, NH 03824
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