Wild Ones Annual Conference - Design with Nature
Saturday, February 18, 2016
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
What plant??? .....Which plant??? .....Why???
Which to choose—native plant or cultivar?
Does it matter to the life I want to attract?
How many species is enough to be biodiverse?
Does it really make a difference?
How do I select and plant for success?
We all face these questions and more whether planting for a small lot to large acreage, or staring at the bewildering array of nursery plants. Join us in learning and sharing insights on planting matters.
What you plant makes a difference!
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS & TOPICS
University of Delaware, Entomology & Wildlife Ecology
Are Alien Plants Bad?
The Author of Bringing Nature Home will present new research from his lab comparing the ecological equivalence of alien plants to the native plant communities they replace.
DR. FOREST ISBELL
UMN Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
What Is the Value of Diversity?
NATHALIE SHANSTROM, PLA
Landscape Architect, The Kestrel Design Group
The Nuts and Bolts of Selecting and Planting Trees
More information about program at DesignWithNatureConference.org