The Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center at Pennington Biomedical presents a free community education event.

THE BUZZ ABOUT NATIVE PLANTS: FROM PLANTS TO BEES TO MEDICINE

Bee Colonies, Medicinal Native Plants, and How to Add Them to Your Landscape

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5:00 - 7:30pm

C.B. Pennington Jr. Building
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Schedule & SPEAKERS:

  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Check-in/On-site Registration, Blood Pressure
    Screenings, and Exhibits*
    *Some exhibits may remain open throughout the entire event
  • 6:00 pm – 6:05 pm
    Welcome & Introduction
    Elizabeth Floyd, PhD
    Co-Director, Botanical Dietary Supplements
    Research Center
    Associate Professor, Pennington Biomedical
  • 6:05 pm – 6:20 pm
    From the Beehive to the Lab Bench to Better Health
    Jacqueline Stephens, PhD
    Co-Director, Botanical Dietary Supplements
    Research Center
    Professor, Pennington Biomedical
  • 6:20 pm – 6:35 pm
    Baccharis and Bees
    C. Ray Brassieur, PhD
    Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • 6:35 pm – 6:50 pm
    Maximizing Honeybee Behavior for Product Production
    Dennis Bullard, MEd
    Founder and Chief Executive, Bullard Consulting LLC
  • 6:50 pm – 7:05 pm
    Native Plants for Louisiana Landscapes
    Dan Gill, MS
    Associate Professor, Consumer Horticulture, LSU AgCenter
  • 7:05 pm – 7:30 pm
    Q&A Session

 

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