7th Annual NYC Green Industry Intern Field Day

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7th Annual NYC Green Industry Intern Field Day (Hortie Hoopla VII)

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10:30 a.m – Early check-in at the Ross Lecture Hall.

12:30–3 p.m. – Speaker Program, at the Ross Lecture Hall:

Welcome: Todd Forrest, Arthur Ross Vice President for Horticulture and Living Collections

My Stories:

Bill Deacon, Director, Landscaping and Field Operations, NY Mets, Citi Field

Shanti Nagel, Landscape Designer, Principal, Design Wild

Eric Rodriguez, Horticulture Manager, The High Line

Vinnie Simeone, Director of Planting Fields Arboretum

Kadeesha Williams, Community Horticulturist/Urban Agriculturist, Bronx Green-Up

Keynote Speaker – Kim Shearer, Tree and Shrub Breeder and Manager of New Plant Development Program, The Morton Arboretum

3–5:30 p.m. – Site Visits, The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx Exhibition, plant ID contest, and more

5:30 p.m. – Food and refreshments, fun, games, and prizes in the Edible Academy

For more information or to register, click here.