ONLINE: What To Know about Native & Invasive Plants and Pollinators 

Date(s) - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


A webinar on “What To Know about Native & Invasive Plants and Pollinators” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20.

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Join Sue Gwise, Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener Coordinator at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Jefferson County and Megan Pistolese, SLELO PRISM’s Outreach and Education Coordinator, as they discuss native plants for your yard. Matt Schlesinger, Chief Zoologist with New York’s Natural Heritage Program, will discuss how you can support community science through photographing pollinators in your own backyard.

You will learn how to detect non-natives on your property, native alternatives for common invasive ornamentals, and how to attract pollinators to your yard.


Webinar Talking Points

    • Power of Native Plants
    • Invasive Plants to Avoid Growing
    • How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden
    • Supporting Community Science Through Photography
    • iNaturalist
    • Overview of the Empire State Pollinator Survey
    • What’s this plant in my backyard Q&A