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INLS 2019



Cinemapolis Theater


8:45 to 9:45am

9:45 to 10:45am

11:00 to 12:00pm

1:30 to 2:30pm

2:30 to 3:30pm




3:45 to 4:45pm


Registration, coffee, and snacks

Why Going Native Matters: Beauty, biodiversity and resilience

Heather McCargo, Wild Seed Project

Friends School of Baltimore Native Plant Teaching Gardens: Growing Into A Conservation Campus

Kay McConnell, Garden Therapy, LLC

Improving Habitat for Forest Birds: Landscape and Local-scale Management Recommendations

Suzanne Treyger, Audubon New York



New Native Plant efforts in Western NY

Ken Parker

Aquatic Plant Community of Southern Cayuga Lake and Non-native Invaders

Robert L. Johnson, Racine-Johnson Aquatic Ecologists



Embracing Nature in Urban Environments: Enriching the Public Park Experience through Diverse Plantings and Sustainable Materials

Marissa Angell

Happy Hour Reception at Lot 10.  Food, Music, Cash Bar.  One block walk.


Lunch on the Ithaca Commons



Cinemapolis Theater


9:00 to 10:0am


10:00 to 11:00am

11:15 to 12:15pm



1:45 to 2:45pm



2:45 to 3:45pm

Registration, coffee, and snacks

Spring Wildflowers: Behind Their Beauty

Carol Gracie

Understanding the Fascinating Life Cycle of Native Plants: Flowering, pollinators and seed dispersal

Heather McCargo, Wild Seed Project



How Native Plant Cultivars Affect Plant & Pollinator Interactions

Annie White, PhD, ASLA


Vegetated Buffers: Let the DIRT Do its Work

Matthew Biondolillo, CERP

Pollinator Response to Native Plant Landscaping

Jacob Johnston, Habitat Network, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Lunch on the Ithaca Commons


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