Pollinators in the Urban Environment
With bee populations being threatened by colony collapse, lack of quality habitat, disease and pesticide use, it is critical that we address the issues and provide as much healthy habitat as possible. Urban landscapes offer a large range of opportunities to incorporate pollinator plant species and techniques. These projects also pose challenges with regard to maintenance, heavy use, harsh growing conditions, and public perception. This presentation and panel discussion will investigate established and emerging strategies for developing appropriate habitat to support pollinators that also work for urban conditions.
New York, NY
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Gain an understanding about pollinator needs to ensure healthy habit for longevity of bees.
Learn about the benefits and challenges in implementing pollinator plantings in the urban environment and how to work maintenance into the plan
Learn which species and cultivars of plants are best for attracting a wide range of pollinators to create high quality habitat.
Mary Woltz, CeCe Haydock, Greg Miller
New York Chapter of ASLA
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