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The Future of Our Landscapes in A Changing Environment

The Piedmont Master Gardeners Association and Virginia Cooperative Extension Present: The Future of Our Landscapes in A Changing Environment
Sunday, September 8
3:00PM Exhibitor Tables, Poster Contest, & Concessions 4-6:30PM: Program and Q&A Panel

FEATURED SPEAKERS:
LIVING IN THE HUMAN AGE, by Dennis Dimick, former picture and environment editor for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, TREES: How Climate change Affects Life-Cycle Events in Nature by Jeremy S. Hoffman, Ph.D, Climate Scientist, Science Museum of Virginia

MASTER OF CEREMONY:
Francis (Frank) J.Reilly Jr., Senior Consultant and Research Fellow, Logistics Management Institute and Principal Scientist, The Reilly Group

Join us to discover the unfolding impacts of climate change on our world and on plants and animals here in Virginia, including species loss, pollinator declines, and erratic growing seasons. Learn how you can become involved in local initiatives to use citizen science to track and mitigate these impacts, including adaptation strategies for more sustainable living and fostering greater biodiversity—the best management tool for our landscapes.

Please visit www.piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/ for a list of our community sponsors.

YOU ARE INVITED TO A RECEPTION AFTER THE EVENT!!
Join your fellow community members from Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, and UVA for a celebration of climate progress in our region. Leaders from all three are “connecting on climate” and engaging in climate action planning with lots of community input. Stop by Three Notch’d for an informal reception on September 8th to socialize with other passionate people, learn more about City, County, and UVA sustainability efforts, and add your voice to the process! Check it out at: https://www.facebook.com/events/460933107818830/
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