THE 4th ANNUAL NYC-AREA GREEN INDUSTRY INTERN FIELD DAY IS JULY 20
The annual Green Industry event designed exclusively for interns has proven to be an overwhelming success. Largely the brainchild of Charles Yurgalevitch, Director, School of Professional Horticulture (SoPH), this year marks the fourth time The New York Botanical Garden’s SoPH will host a day brimming with talks, networking, and fun -- to celebrate and educate the interns about the myriad career options available within the noble field of horticulture.
WHO: For Tri-State area horticulture interns working in the Green industries. The annual “Hortie Hoopla” event provides attendees the opportunity to network and increase awareness of the many professional career opportunities in the diverse field of horticulture.
WHAT: A FREE, fun-filled, inspiring day hosted by New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) School of Professional Horticulture
WHEN: Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Registration: 11 am; Talks: 12:30 pm; Activities till dusk.
WHERE: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY
Keynote Speaker Kelly D. Norris, Director of Horticulture, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden,, nurseryman and award-winning author
Karen Washington,, community activist called “urban farming’s de facto godmother” by The New York Times
Quill Teal-Sullivan, Garden Manager at Meadowburn Farm, a 130-year-old designed landscape in Vernon, NJ - the Garden State.
Plant ID Contest
Evening BBQ with games and prizes
|Tour of NYBG Library|
Food and drink generously provided by:
Bartlett Tree Experts
Mario Bulfamante & Sons
Floral Landscape Services
Landcraft Environments, Ltd.
NY State Arborists Association
Riverside Park Conservancy
Trees New York
The Bronx Brewery