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Old 12-10-2011, 05:42 PM   #1
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Toward Harmony with Nature Conference 2012
Oshkosh Convention Center
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Saturday, January 28, 2012
8 AM to 4 PM

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Toward Harmony with Nature is an all-day conference on natural landscapes and native plants. It is of interest to gardeners, ecologists, wildlife enthusiasts, students and the general public—anyone who wants to learn more about landscaping and its effect on our natural environment.

Even the smallest yard CAN make a difference—learn how to increase biodiversity, heal your piece of the earth, improve the health of you and your family and add to the quality of your life.
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Old 12-10-2011, 05:58 PM   #2
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That looks like a great group of speakers.
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Old 12-11-2011, 02:56 PM   #3
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A nice selection of presentation topics too; several that I would like to see. We're planning to attend, travel weather permitting.

Wild Ones usually have a nice selection of books available for purchase; and it looks like there will be some interesting vendors.
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We expect great turn out this year with up to 300 attendees. We have filled the space for vendors and exhibitors including not-for-profit organizations, native seed companies, nature arts and crafts and books on the environment, gardening and native plants.
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I wish they would do something like this in NC.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:35 PM   #5
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The weather cooperated so we drove down to Oshkosh to attend this conference. The keynote address by Steven Apfelbaum was particularly interesting. He described the process of a 25 - 30 year restoration project on 80 acres of old farmland.

We are interested in promoting native bees so we decided to participate in the conference as a vendor. We set up a display on native bees and pollination, and also sold some items to get started with mason bees.

We were pleased with the interest shown in native bees, and we managed to sell enough mason bee nests and supplies to pay for all our expenses.
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Good job!
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Good job!
Thank you. It was an enjoyable experience, but I'm not the extrovert type so it took me two days to recover.
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Your display was very informative. I saw it up close just a few days ago.
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It sounds like a great conference. Congratulations on your success, NEWisc!
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We are interested in promoting native bees so we decided to participate in the conference as a vendor. We set up a display on native bees and pollination, and also sold some items to get started with mason bees.
What a beautiful display. Well done!
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