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Planting for Beneficial Insects and Native Pollinators – Doylestown, PA

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
2015 Land Ethics Symposium
Delaware Valley College
Doylestown, PA

Open to all professionals and property owners with an interest in sustainable design and land management, the Land Ethics Symposium features relevant and thought-provoking presentations by regional and national experts. Kelly Gill of the Xerces Society will be presenting on the topic of planting for native beneficial insects and pollinators.

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Gardening for Native Beneficial Insects: Pollinators, Predators, and Parasitoids – New Hope, PA

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
New Hope, PA

Beneficial insects provide essential ecosystem services. Yet, despite the value of these services, a growing body of evidence suggests native bees and other beneficial insect populations are in decline due to habitat loss and widespread pesticide use. Join Kelly Gill of the Xerces Society to learn how we all can make an important contribution to reverse these declines and help these garden allies.

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Native Habitat for Pollinators: Focus on Native Bees – Washington DC

March 28, 2015
Lahr Symposium
U.S. National Arboretum
Washington DC

Our abundant harvests and varied landscapes depend on bees and many other pollinators. Join Nancy Adamson to learn about our diverse native bees, their habitat needs, and native plants you can grow to support them.

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