Dealing with Drought: A Workshop for Landscapers, Gardeners and Property Managers

Tue, 01/26/2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

The drought of 2020 will have long term impacts on the health of landscape plants, trees and shrubs. This webinar will discuss the effects of drought on plants and will give strategies for managing and adapting to drought in the landscape. Two NH pesticide recertification credits have been applied for. One NH Certified Landscape Professional (NHCLP) recertification credit will be awarded.

This webinar will include:

• Applied approaches to drought management in urban landscapes- Dr. Raul Cabrera, Extension Specialist in Nursery Production & Management, Rutgers University

• Legal issues of taking water for landscape use- Ted Diers, Watershed Management Bureau Administrator, NH Department of Environmental Services

• How drought affects plants- Dr. Muhammad Shahid, Greenhouse & Nursery Production State Specialist/Extension Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire

• Drought: Charting the environmental factors- Dr. Cheryl Smith, Plant Health State Specialist, University of New Hampshire

• Moisture sensing technology and its use in irrigation- Jeremy Delisle, Fruit & Vegetable Production Field Specialist, University of New Hampshire

• Selecting drought tolerant plants for NH landscapes- Emma Erler, Education Center Program Coordinator, University of New Hampshire