Conservation Training

Gardening to Protect Pollinators

June 6, 2023

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Online

Communities are eager to help pollinators. Discover which pollinators live in your garden or landscape and how you can foster them. Considering the stressors they face, learn gardening practices to support pollinator habitats and health.

Presented by: Susan Carpenter, UW-Madison Arboretum
Susan Carpenter is the Native Plant Garden curator and gardener at the UW-Madison Arboretum. With students and community volunteers, she manages and monitors a 4-acre garden representing the plant communities of southern Wisconsin. She also leads students and the public in documenting native bumble bees, including the endangered rusty-patched bumble bee, Bombus affinis.