2017 Program

PLANTING MATTERS – What you plant and why
FEBRUARY 18, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas, St.Paul Campus

9:00 am                  
Registration    Morning Refreshment       
Visit Exhibitors     Wild Ones Book Store     Silent Auction 
AUTHOR'S CORNER  Phyllis Root, Doug Tallamy, Douglas Owens-Pike, Heather Holm
9:45 am                  
Opening Comments
10:00 am   Keynote - Doug Tallamy
Are Alien Plants Bad?
11:30 am   
Break     Visit Exhibitors     Wild Ones Book Store     Silent Auction 
11:45 - 1:00 pm                
Lunch. Buffet with choice of soup, salad and half sandwich in conference lobby. Offering organic, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selections.
12:15 - 1:00 pm                  
Book Signing in Author's Corner  Phyllis Root, Doug Tallamy, Douglas Owens-Pike, Heather Holm
1:00 pm   
Video Feature  Nokomis Naturescape: A Happening Place
1:15 pm  Dr. Forest Isbell
What Is the Value of Biodiversity?
2:15 pm                  
Afternoon Break    Visit Exhibitors    Wild Ones Book Store    Silent Auction    Author's Corner
2:30 pm                  
Silent Auction bids close
2:30 pm  Nathalie Shanstrom, Registered Landscape Architect
The Nuts and Bolts of Selecting and Planting Trees 
3:50 pm                  
Closing Remarks   
4:00 pm                  
Pick up and pay for Silent Auction items
4:30 pm                  
Conference Ends