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Monarchs Across Georgia – Pollinator Symposium
September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$75.00
Please join Monarchs Across Georgia for our second Pollinator Symposium featuring renowned speakers, butterfly/ nature walks, exhibitors and demonstrations on
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Visitor Center)
2625 GA Highway 212 SW
Conyers, GA 30094
Roadside Management for Pollinators
Dr. Jaret Daniels is Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and the Director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History. He will provide details of his road ecology research and the development of best practices to help native pollinators in these unique conservation systems.
Using Technology to Study Bees: The Georgia Tech Honey Bee Project
Dr. Jennifer Leavey is the Integrated Science Curriculum Coordinator for the Georgia Tech College of Sciences and a faculty member in the School of Biological Sciences. As Director of the Georgia Tech Honey Bee Project, she will share how students have been using cutting-edge methods to find optimal bee habit, design devices to study bees remotely, and explore the impact of urban environments on bees.
Bees, Butterflies, Birds and More: Interactions Between Plants and Pollinators
Dr. Tim Spira is a plant ecologist, native plant gardener, and professor emeritus at Clemson University where he taught plant ecology and field botany. He will discuss how plant-pollinator interactions have played an important role in generating the diversity of flowers that we see (and enjoy) in nature.
The deadline for online pre-registration is September 15, 2018.
The cost is $50.00 for EEA members; $75.00 for non-members. Payment can be made by MasterCard or Visa online or by mailing a check. This fee includes presentations by three speakers, lunch, and participation in one afternoon session (butterfly/ nature walks or demonstrations). Afternoon sessions are limited to 20 participants each. REGISTRATION FORM