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Managing the 4 P's: Pollinators, Parasites, Predators & Pests

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U.S. Botanic Garden
Pollination

This workshop will provide participants with information about creating urban habitat for a range of pollinators, parasites and predators, and how to conserve these beneficials. It will also discuss some common pests, and approaches to managing them by supporting a diverse habitat and avoiding use of toxic chemicals. The presentation will include some interactive discussion on pest/beneficial identification as well as resources available to support beneficial organism habitat and ecological pest management.

Date: September 6 and September 7, 2014
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory Classroom
FREE: Pre-registration required

For a complete calendar of events at the U.S. Botanic Garden, visit: http://www.usbg.gov/programs-and-events.

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