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Turning the “Problems” of Pests and Invasive Species into Functional Farm Solutions

This dynamic workshop will explore managing agro-ecosystems for maximum diversity and productivity. Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species, will discuss holistic and organic methods of farm-scale invasive species management. Eric Lee-Mäder, author of Farming with Native Beneficial Insects and pollinator program co-director of the Xerces Society, will explain the latest practical science-based information on how to attract and sustain populations of beneficial insects using habitat features like wildflower insectary strips, hedgerows, beetle banks, cover cropping, and more.

* This  workshop is approved for 1.5 Pest Management CEU credits for Certified Crop Advisors and 1.5 Other CEU credits for Pest Control Advisors. 

Track and Session Info

Session: 
C | 3:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Oak Shelter
Day: 
Thursday
Presenter(s): 

Eric Lee-Mader

Title: 
Eric Lee-Mader
Presenter Affiliation: 
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Tao Orion

Title: 
Tao Orion
Presenter Affiliation: 
Resilience Permaculture Design

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