2022 MGSOC Conference
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Save the Date for the 2022 Live Education Conference

April 30, 2022

2021 Education Conference

Gardening And All That Jazz – In Harmony With Nature​

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 9 AM – 3:45 PM
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Keynote Speakers

Rick Darke

Celebrating and Conserving the Resiliency of Dynamic Landscapes

Doug Tallamy

Nature’s Best Hope www.BringingNatureHome.net

Heather Holm

Attracting Bees and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants

Susan Martin

Lessons Learned Under The Trees

Conference Agenda

Conference begins promptly at 9 a.m.

Each presentation will be one hour long, with a 15-minute Q&A.
Q&A questions to the speakers can be e-mailed in during each presentation (e-mail address will be sent with the link to the event).

Welcome with opening remarks

9:15 - 10:30 am

Rick Darke

Celebrating and Conserving the Resiliency of Dynamic Landscapes

15-minute break
10:50 am - 12:05 pm

Doug Tallamy

Nature’s Best Hope

30-minute lunch break
12:45 - 2 pm

Heather Holm

Attracting Bees and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants

15-minute break
2:20 - 3:35 pm

Susan Martin

Lessons Learned Under the Trees

3:45 conference closes

The following books will be available for purchase on the Eventbrite registration site

Price includes shipping and handling to your home address. Books will be mailed from the publisher after April 15.
For questions on book sales, please contact our Registrar, Ann Hudak via e-mail: conference@mgsoc.org

Our Sponsor: Piechnik’s Garden Gate 
Jazz music by Dave Bennett and The Dave Tatrow Quartet

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Registration Information

Because of Covid, 2021 is a Virtual Conference being produced by Orion Neighborhood Television

  • Registration Fee: $50 Cancellation policy: No refunds are granted.
    Registration Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    Checks must be received by this date.
  • Register for Gardening and All That Jazz – In Harmony With Nature
    on the EventBright.com site, whether paying online or mailing a check here
    You will receive information with a link to join the seminar before the event.
  • Ann Hudak – Registrar, 3931 Custer Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48073
    Please direct conference registration questions to Ann:
    Phone (248) 812-9437, E-mail: conference@mgsoc.org

This conference is offered to all who love to garden

All skill levels are welcome, and you need not be a Master Gardener to attend! Master Gardeners: 5 hours CE Credit, VMS Category – Environmental Stewardship: Native Plants

Chair: Betty Peters
Producer: orionontv.org

Past Conferences

2021 Education Conference, Gardening and All That Jazz – In Harmony With Nature, Saturday, April 21, 2021. This event was produced by Orion Neighborhood Television (orionontv.org) and presented as a live event. Keynote speakers were Rick Darke, Doug Tallamy, Heather Holm and Susan Martin. Our sponsors were Proven Winners and PIechnik’s Garden Gate.

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