|Time:||6:30 pm. Social half-hour with refreshments. Refreshments will also be available after the meeting.
7:00 pm. Meeting and presentation
|Place:||The NMSU Herbarium on campus in the Biology Annex near intersection of Stewart & Williams Streets (3080 Williams Street, Las Cruces). Free parking north and south of the annex after 4:30 p.m. Enter via the Williams Street door which will be unlocked at 6:30. Do not use the entrance from the steps on the north side of the building. It will not be unlocked.|
|Presentation:||The November 9th Meeting of the Las Cruces Chapter of the Native Plant Society will be presented by Rachel Gioannini. Rachel is Assistant Professor in horticulture in the Plant and Environmental Sciences Department at NMSU. She received her MS from NMSU in December 2017 and joined the faculty in August 2018. Her areas of expertise are ornamental plants and landscape design, and she also teaches courses in hydroponics, forestry and introductory plant science. Prior to teaching, Rachel was owner/designer of a residential landscape design firm in Tucson, Arizona and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Rachel is a member of the American Society for Horticultural Science, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, and the Native Plant Society of New Mexico. She and her husband share their lives with two dogs and three cats and a turtle. In her spare time, she likes to mountain bike, crochet, cook, read and travel.
Her presentation will be “Trends in sustainable agriculture, providing an overview of alternatives to conventional agricultural practices, including hydroponics/aquaponics, ocean farming, agrivoltaics, sustainable protein and meat production, agroforestry, and urban farming,”
|Zoom:||If you are participating via Zoom, your video will be turned off and your audio will be muted. If you have questions at the end of the presentation, you may submit them via the Chat tool. When you sign on to Zoom, you will be placed in the waiting room until the host or co-host admits you to the meeting. You will not be admitted until 7:00 pm. The Zoom link is below:|
Time: 6:30 pm. Social half-hour with refreshments. Refreshments will also be available after the meeting. 7:00 pm. Meeting and presentation Place: The NMSU Herbarium on campus in the Biology Annex near intersection of Stewart & Williams Streets (3080 Williams Street, Las Cruces). Free parking north and south of the annex after 4:30 p.m. Enter via […]NativePlantsNM@gmail.com