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for 19th Annual Training Conference
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Thursday, May 25 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Milkweeds of Maryland
Did you know that our state boasts 12 different native milkweed species? In this presentation we will tour them all, discussing their habitats, distribution, and conservation needs, as well as their horticultural uses and requirements. We will take a plant-centric approach, but of course monarchs and other milkweed-loving insects will be essential to the discussion.

Speakers
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Sara Tangren

Master Gardener Educator, University of Maryland, Home & Garden Information Center
Sara Tangren is an Agent Associate for the University of Maryland Extension, where she teaches native plants and sustainable landscaping for the Master Gardener program. She received her Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Maryland in 2001. Her areas of specialization include plant biogeography, native landscaping, plant propagation, the native plant and seed industry, native meadows, and rare plant conservation. She established the first native gardens at the University of Maryland Arboretum... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Margaret Brent Room