Beneficial Insects in the Southern Appalachians
Becky Nichols, Entomologist, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Monday, March 23, 2020, 7 p.m., BCPL Main Gallery
Southern Appalachian Studies
Though the word “insect” has a bad connotation for most people, Nichols will enlighten us on the beneficial insects in our mountains and the roles they play in the natural environment. In our gardens, they help pollinate flowers and control insect pests that kill our plants.
A Little Background…
Beneficial Insects. Minda Daughtry, NC Cooperative Extension, Lee County Center.
Attract Your Allies: Make Your Garden Inviting to Beneficial Insects. Eli Snyder, NC Cooperative Extension, Wilkes County Center.
Rearing Predators for Suppression of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Open to the public, this program is hosted by Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. For further information about library programs or services, call (865) 982-0981 or visit the Library’s website.