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Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman

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Dr. Doug Tallamy & Black Cherry

Before you pull out that native Black Cherry sapling, watch this interview with Dr. Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home.  Tallamy explains how Black Cherry trees and other Prunus species are valuable host plants to many butterfly caterpillars.  See what’s thriving in Doug’s yard.

 

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Spotlight on Native Grasses

Native grasses are important components to many ecosystems – and they are beautiful too!  Whether you are replacing turf grass, enhancing perennial borders or creating a meadow or meadowscape, native grasses are ecological workhorses.  Learn more in the short EcoBeneficial video with Kim Eierman.

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Interview with Dr. Doug Landis – New Research on Beneficial Insects & Native Plants

Wondering which plants are most attractive to beneficial insects? Join Kim Eierman as she talks with Dr. Doug Landis about his latest research on beneficial insects and native plants. Dr. Landis is Professor of Insect Ecology and Biological Control at Michigan State University and Director of the Landis Lab.

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Interview on Natural Enemies With Dan Gibson of the Landis Lab

Why use harmful pesticides when you can attract the beneficial insects that perform nature’s pest control? Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial talks with Dan Gibson of the Landis Lab at Michigan State University, where important research is taking place on beneficial insects.  

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