Native Planting and Yard Landscaping Techniques From An Insect’s Point of View
Speaker: Dr Karin Burghardt
Dr Karin Burghardt is an Assistant Professor of Entolomogy at the University of Maryland and Research Associate at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. She will speak about native plants from an insect’s point of view in human-managed landscapes. Trained as a community ecologist, Dr Burghardt specializes in understanding plant-insect interactions in human-modified landscapes ranging from suburban yards to abandoned agricultural fields to managed forests. By examining how human management practices alter the support of biodiversity in these spaces, Dr Burghardt’s laboratory research program helps determine best practices for how humans can share space with a variety of flora and fauna. In this presentation, Dr. Burghardt outlines ways that decisions within an individual’s own scope of
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