Entomology for Gardeners & Botanists

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Instructor: Frederique Lavoipierre

Location: Arroyo Room & Garden Grounds


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Meet the Insects

Entomology for Gardeners and Botanists series introduces some of the most commonly encountered insects, how to recognize them, and what they are up to in our gardens and the wild. Frederique Lavoipierre, Director of Education, shares tips and tools for identifying insects and their relatives, understanding their role in wild environments, and how to manage them in gardens. Classes include a short introductory lecture, hands-on labs, and Garden exploration.

4 Saturdays

February 10 
March 17
April 14
May 19

Members can register for all classes to receive a discount. See the series list below to register for classes individually.
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Frederique Lavoipierre, Director of EducationFrederique Lavoipierre is the Director of Education at the Garden. In addition to teaching at the Garden, she also gives presentations on many aspects of sustainable landscaping, including ecological principles and practices, habitat gardens, beneficial insects, soil ecology, and on fresh-water ecology and aquatic invertebrates. One of her special interests is how to use the techniques of conservation biological control (CBC) to reduce pesticide use, leading to cleaner water and healthier ecosystems.

Natural History
Horticulture & Gardening
Members Only