Symposium Program

8:30 – 9:00      Arrival, coffee, orange juice and small breakfast items

9:00 – 9:10      Beate Popkin: Welcome

9:10 - 9:55       Tom Smarr: Naturalistic Design for Urban Landscapes

10:00 – 10:45  Denise Ellsworth: Biodiversity in the City: Attracting Bees, Birds and Butterflies to Community Gardens, Green  Spaces and Urban Yards

10:45 – 11:00   Morning break

11:00 -  11:45    Anita Schiller: Controlling Mosquitoes without Undue Harm to Natural Ecosystems

11:50 – 12:35    Russ Turpin: Working with Nature in Lexington: How We Can Move toward a More Sustainable City

12:35 – 2:00    Lunch and departure for the first field trip site (Click on "Field Trips" in the menu bar for choice of locations)

2:00 – 3:00     Visit at the first field trip site

3:00 – 3:30      Travel to the second field trip site of the participant’s choice

3:30 – 4:30      Visit at the second field trip site (Click on “Field Trips” in the Menu bar for a choice of locations)

4:30 – 6:00     Gather at the Kentucky Native Café for a post-Symposium drink