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Green Industry Intern Field Day

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Join NYBG and the School of Professional Horticulture for its annual event for interns and seasonal employees involved in the green industry.

This year’s speakers will include:

  • Keynote Speaker – Kim Shearer, Tree and Shrub Breeder and Manager of New Plant Development Program, The Morton Arboretum
  • My Story speakers –
    • Bill Deacon, Director, Landscaping and Field Operations, NY Mets, Citi Field
    • Shanti Nagel, Landscape Designer, Principal, Design Wild
    • Vinnie Simeone, Director of Planting Fields Arboretum
    • Eric Rodriguez, Horticulture Manager, The High Line
    • Kadeesha Williams, Community Horticulturist/Urban Agriculturist, Bronx Green-Up

Program details to follow.