Botany for Gardeners: Nurturing Native Plants and Pollinators
This webinar will provide gardeners with guidance on how to make their yards more resilient to the effects of climate change. The focus will be on the basics of habitat gardening and how simple changes in your lawn can make a big difference in the bigger ecological landscape.
Instructor Bio: A lifelong gardener, Daphne has merged her love of plants and science education into botanical education curricula for both children and adults seeking enrichment from nonformal organizations like Native Plant Trust, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and Penn State’s Shaver’s Creek. For more than 25 years, Daphne has worked to improve science and ecology education in both formal K-12 and informal settings. She has developed a certified wildlife habitat in her small urban yard that supports a wide diversity of plant and animal species. She holds a certificate in field botany from the Native Plant Trust and a doctorate in Human Development from Penn State.