PRN Speaking Engagements:
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March 16, 2017Heidi Hesselein & Daryl KobeskyA Better Life through Landscape Diversity
Woody Plant ConferenceFriday, July 218:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for the 20th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic states and how to usethem in the landscape. The conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, LongwoodGardens, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, andTyler Arboretum. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.Some of the featured speakers include: • Nathan Erwin, Director of the Insect Zoo at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of NaturalHistory will consider how plants lure pollinators to help on the process of passing on genes to the next generation. • Tim Boland, Executive Director at Polly Hill Arboretum will discuss how Polly Hill devoted her life to raising plants from seeds and how her devotion inspired the Arboretum to collect woody plants in the U.S. • Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist Emeritus at Arnold Arboretum focuses on plants that grow spontaneouslyin cities and their remarkable ability to flourish in spite of stressful conditions. He will consider the impacts of urbanization on plants in both native and designed landscapes. Continuing education units (CEUs) for PA and NJ landscape architects and International Society ofArboriculture certified arborists will be available. For a copy of the brochure click here To register click here
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA): Central New Jersey Nursery Tour
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (Registration opens March 20th)
Take a tour of three nurseries in Central New Jersey and learn about their production systems, native plants and information about difficult site issues. The nurseries are: Pleasant Run Nursery, Pinelands Nursery and Fernbrook Nursery & Farm. Tour summary is attached. Registration information will be posted in the near future.
The tour is approved for 6 Continuing Education Units (CEU) for NJALSA, PA/Del ASLA & NYASLA