2022 Symposium Speakers

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FRIDAY MARCH 4th:

Mary Ellen Lemay

Pollinator Pathway Northeast founding team member and board of directors.

Presenting Friday March 4th:

10:05-11:05

 Pollinator Pathways: Improving Biodiversity in Our Own Yards. 

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Amanda D. Rodewald

Garvin Professor and Senior Director of the Center for Avian Population Studies at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Cornell University

Presenting Friday March 4th:

9:00-10:00

Coffee and Conservation: How Your Choices Can Shape The Future

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Douglas Tallamy

 

TA Baker Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware.

Presenting Friday March 4th:

11:15-12:15

Nature's Best Hope

 

1:15-2:15

The Nature of Oaks

Mark Whitmore

Director of the New York State Hemlock Initiative and Senior Extension Associate, Natural Resources and the Environment, Cornell University

Presenting Friday March 4th:

2:20-3:30

It's Been a Tough Winter But Do The Bugs Care? An Update on Invasive Forest Pests and What We Might Expect In The Near Future

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Andrew Zepp

Executive Director, Finger Lakes Land Trust

Presenting Friday March 4th: 

3:30-4:30

Land and Water Conservation in the Age of Toxic Algae: Keeping Our Land (and What’s On It) Out of Cayuga Lake

SATURDAY MARCH 5:

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Kathie Hodge

Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University

Presenting Saturday March 5th:

9:00-10:00

Fungi: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Uli Lorimer

Director of Horticulture, Native Plant Trust, Massachusetts

Presenting Saturday March 5th:

11:15-12:15

From The Wild To Your Garden

 

1:15-2:15

Native Species, Hybrids, Cultivars and Selections

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Maxwell McCune

Landscape Restoration Specialist, New York State Parks, Finger Lakes Region

 

Presenting Saturday March 5th:

10:05-11:05

Ecological Landscaping in New York State Parks of the Finger Lakes Region

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Susan Pagano

Associate Professor of Biology, Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, College of Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

Presenting Saturday March 5th

2:20-3:20

Native Berries for Migratory Birds

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