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2nd Wednesday Lecture Series: Natural Lawn Care
July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Midwest Grows Green: Growing Healthy Lawns, Parks, and Communities
Midwest Pesticide Action Center’s Ryan Anderson covers the far-reaching environmental and health effects of the US lawn & gardening sector and the need to follow the cost-effective, more biologically sound approach of natural lawn care.
About the Presenter: Ryan Anderson leads and implements Midwest Pesticide Action Center’s integrated marketing campaign and outdoors program. A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Fellow in the Winter of 2016, Ryan has extensive experience advancing science-based solutions in urban and residential communities highlighted by his leadership of MPAC’s Midwest Grows Green natural lawn care initiative that has recruited 9 pesticide-free parks, 17 point-of-purchase retailers, and more than 200 pledges in its first year. Ryan has a Masters of Sustainable Solutions from Arizona State University and holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Biology and Electronic Journalism from Butler University.