This 6-session webinar series focused on the ecological roles of native plants and some of the creatures that depend on them.
Suggested readings, papers and resources can be found on the Learn With Us tab.
All recordings can be found on the Recordings tab.
Week 1: Beneficial Insect Biodiversity: What It Is and Why It Matters
Mary Gardiner: author and professor, The Ohio State University
Week 2: Bringing Nature Home: The Importance of Native Plants
Doug Tallamy: author and professor, The University of Delaware
Week 3: Cultivating a Community of Support for Native Plants
Lisa Olsen: Wild Ones:Native Plants, Natural Landscapes
Week 4: Host-plant Specialist Bees – Biology, Biodiversity, and Conserving Them in Your Backyard
Bryan Danforth: author and professor, Cornell University
Week 5: Bumble Bee Banquet: Selecting Native Plants for Bumble Bees
Heather Holm: author and biologist
Week 6: Native Plants in My Garden? Absolutely!
Debra Knapke: author and garden designer
Tending Nature was sponsored by the OSU Department of Entomology and The Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, and is funded in part by a USDA/NIFA Integrated Pest Management Pollinator Health grant.
Coordinated by Denise Ellsworth, OSU Department of Entomology. Questions? contact Denise at firstname.lastname@example.org
This event will be presented with automated closed captions. If you wish to request traditional CART services or other accommodations, please contact Denise Ellsworth at email@example.com. Requests made by will 12/31/21 generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.