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Microconference Celebrating Florida’s Environment
October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
A private guided tour of Leu Gardens with Dr. Robert Bowden, director of Leu Gardens (11am)
4 unique short presentations (~12pm-4pm):
Deirdre Irwin, from St Johns Water Management District, discussing the future of Florida water supply and conservation
Jordan Dowell, PhD candidate at University of Central Florida, presenting on organic plant volatile compounds
Dr. Don Spence, from Bethune-Cookman University, discussing proper tree care and management
Prem Subrahmanyam, renowned Florida native orchid specialist, presenting on the influence of fire on certain orchid species
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Please bring a bagged snack and any note-taking material if needed.
This immersive, intimate-styled microconference is perfect for plant and nature lovers that prefer a smaller group size. Together with the large kick-off meeting in the evening, this micro-conference makes for a ‘complete day’ experience.