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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
2:00 – 4:00 pm CST
Best practices for informed native plant selection
Pros and cons of native species plants vs. native cultivars (“nativars”)
The realities of native plant propagation – genetic diversity vs. genetic clones
Proper use of dioecious native plants for ecological support
Monoecious natives that need pollination partners
Dwarf native cultivars – ecologically-useful or not?
Local ecotype plants – rationale and sourcing
The benefits and trade-offs of different plant formats (seeds, plugs, pots, B&B)
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
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Founder of EcoBeneficial LLC
She is an environmental horticulturist and ecological landscape designer specializing in native plants. Based in New York, Ms. Eierman teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant Center, Rutgers Home Gardeners School and several other institutions. She is an active speaker nationwide on many ecological landscape topics, presenting for industry conferences, “green events,” Master Gardener groups, garden clubs, nature centers, Audubon Society chapters, beekeeping groups, and other organizations interested in environmental improvements. Ms. Eierman also provides horticultural consulting and landscape design to homeowners and commercial clients. In addition to being a Certified Horticulturist through the American Society for Horticultural Science, she is an Accredited Organic Landcare Professional, a Steering Committee member of The Native Plant Center, and a member of The Ecological Landscape Alliance and Garden Communicators International. Ms. Eierman is the author of the new book, The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening.
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Course Title: Deep Dive: Unlocking the Mysteries of Native Plant Selection
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines best practices for selecting native plants and the impacts these choices have on local landscape ecology and the built environment.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the pros and cons of native species plants vs. native cultivars for users of the built environment and surrounding landscapes.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to examine and discuss the proper use of dioecious native plants for ecological support.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explore the realities of native plant propagation, and determine when it may be ecologically useful to use dwarf native cultivars and monoecious natives.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to weigh the benefits and trade-offs of selecting various plant formats, including seeds, plugs, pots and others, in terms of ecological benefits and long-term environmental impacts.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site design and development
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 11/05/2024
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.