Recommended Presenter:

James Wolfin

St. Paul, MN

917-324-6644

 jwolfin@twincityseed.com

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BIO

James Wolfin is a Conservation Specialist with Twin City Seed Company where he aims to bring more visibility to bee lawns as a conservation tool for residents and land managers. Before his time with Twin City Seed, James was the Director of Education with Metro Blooms, a Minneapolis based nonprofit that aims to bring green infrastructure and native plants to our landscapes. James completed his MS in Entomology at the University of Minnesota where he was advised by Dr. Marla Spivak (UMN bee lab) and Dr. Eric Watkins (UMN turfgrass science lab) where he studied bee lawns – turfgrass lawns enhanced with pollinator-friendly flowers.

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EXPERIENCE

Metro Blooms, Blue Thumb, University of Minnesota, Northern Green Expo, Entomological Society of America, Pollinator Summit, Protecting Pollinators in Urban Environments Conference, Michigan State University Extension, Cornell Extension, etc

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TOPICS

Pollinators, native plant gardening, bee lawns, sustainability, turfgrass science