November 19, 2020 at 7:00pm 1 hr
Online Event London, ON, Canada
Whether you are a farmer or a home gardener, you'll want to tune in to this FREE webinar to learn from local agricultural leaders about the importance of biodiversity to create strong and resilient landscapes, and how to choose plants that will support a wide variety of pollinators.
The webinar will include presentations from Tom Heeman, the President of Berry Growers of Ontario and Vice President of ALUS Middlesex, as well as Peter Moddle, the ALUS Middlesex Program Coordinator.
For more information see below, and to gain access to the webinar, sign up here!
Part 1: Plant Biodiversity for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Tom Heeman
Learn about plant and insect relationships, seasonal bloom cycles, and how to choose the right plants for your situation. (will focus on native plants and will be great for home gardeners)
Part 2: ALUS and Biodiversity in Middlesex County with Peter Moddle
Peter will go over the basics of the ALUS program and the importance of biodiversity in the agricultural landscape in helping create a strong and resilient landscape.
About ALUS Middlesex:
The ALUS Middlesex program aims to help address environmental issues affecting water quality in the Great Lakes, re-establish tallgrass prairie, improve buffer areas, manage wetlands and establish other projects providing ecosystem services such as flood mitigation, carbon sequestration and pollinator support.
This event is a part of the Signal Boost Initiative, which was made possible by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.