Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Royal Palm Salon Four, Royal Palm Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: Teaching Entomology To Volunteers: Experiences With The Master Gardener Program

Organizer(s): Jeffrey Hahn, hahnx002@umn.edu
Whitney Cranshaw, wcransha@ceres.agsci.colostate.edu
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0755What do master gardeners really need to learn?
Pamela Giesel, pmelam@ucdavis.edu
8:23 AM0756What do master gardener trainees and advanced master gardeners do with information presented by entomologists?
Jon Traunfeld, jont@umd.edu, Michael Raupp, mraupp@umd.edu
8:41 AM0757Intensive week-long entomology training for master gardeners in Texas
Carlos Bogran, c-bogran@tamu.edu, Michael E. Merchant
8:59 AM0758Long distance delivery: It's a breeze
Donald R. Lewis, drlewis@iastate.edu
9:17 AM0759Home insect control: Teaching master gardeners a non-traditional topic
Jeffrey Hahn, hahnx002@umn.edu
9:35 AM0760Master gardeners promote low-input landscapes via a science-based, customizable database of pest resistant ornamentals
Gretchen Pettis, gmark@uga.edu
9:53 AM Break
10:08 AM0761Using master gardeners as first detectors for exotic pests
Amanda C. Hodges, achodges@ufl.edu
10:26 AM0762Using participatory research with master gardeners to change their behavior and get useful information
Clifford S. Sadof, csadof@purdue.edu, Justin Vitullo, jvitullo@vt.edu, Robert J. O'Neil, rjoneil@purdue.edu, Robert N. Wiedenman, rwieden@uark.edu
10:44 AM0763Master gardeners and the Ohio State Phenology Garden Network
Denise Ellsworth, ellsworth.2@osu.edu, Daniel A. Herms, herms.2@osu.edu
11:02 AM Panel Discussion

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