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How Gardening Will Save the World

  • TaborSpace 5441 Southeast Belmont Street Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

With Gail Langellotto, Associate Professor of Horticulture, Statewide Coordinator of the Master Gardener Program, Oregon State University

In a rapidly urbanizing world, gardens will play an increasingly important role in community food security, climate moderation, and biodiversity conservation. In cities, gardens provide important opportunities to interact with the natural world and to experience new foods.

Join Gail Langellotto, Oregon State Univeristy, as she present the latest research on ecosystem services provided by gardens, and tips that you can use to make your garden a lean, mean ecosystem-service machine.

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Gail Langellotto is an Associate Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University (OSU), where she also coordinates the statewide OSU Extension Master Gardener Program. She has a B.S. in biology, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in entomology, all from the University of Maryland. She oversees the Garden Ecology Lab at OSU, where she and her students have active research projects on garden pollinators, native plants, garden soils.  She also conducts similar research project in the Portland Metro area.