Water Wise Event Details

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09/14/2017 5:30 PM to
09/14/2017 7:00 PM

The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly

How do you know if all those insects in your garden are beneficial or harmful? Learn how to manage your garden to encourage beneficial insects to share your habitat with Director of Education, Frederique Lavoipierre. Native bees and other pollinators, and insects that attack harmful pests are the garden allies that can help you create a beautiful, pesticide-free garden. Lecture and Garden walk.
Frederique Lavoipierre is the Director of Education at the Garden. In addition to teaching at the Garden, she also gives presentations on many aspects of sustainable landscaping, including ecological principles and practices, habitat gardens, beneficial insects, soil ecology, and on fresh-water ecology and aquatic invertebrates. One of her special interests is how to use the techniques of conservation biological control (CBC) to reduce pesticide use, leading to cleaner water and healthier ecosystems.
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