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California's Native Grasslands

Landscaping with Nature Online Workshop

  • Thursday, August 27, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Online Event - We will send you the Zoom link one day prior to the workshop.


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Landscaping with Nature: Engaging with Evolutionary Ecology in Your Native Garden

This workshop is suitable for landscape professionals and anyone interested in maximizing habitat values in their landscaping. Expert instructors will present cutting-edge methods of design, installation, management, and maintenance including site evaluation, plant selection, evolutionary interactions, habitat features, and planting best practices to create a wildlife-friendly landscape. 

  • "Site Evaluations, Habitat Features and Species Selection when Designing with Nature," Pat Reynolds, General Manager, Hedgerow Farms, Winters
  • "Living Landscapes - Designing Native Plant Gardens That Attract Wildlife and Still Look Good," Haven Kiers,  Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Dept. of Human Ecology, UC Davis 
  • "Designing Habitats to Benefits Native Bee - Forage and Beyond," Neal Williams, Professor of Pollination Ecology, Dept. of Entomology, UC Davis
  • "Maximizing Habitat for Birds and Other Wildlife Species in Landscapes," John Sterling, Ornithologist, Sterling Wildlife Biology
  • "Conservation and Coevolution - Making the Case That Natives Add Value," Billy Krimmel, Miridae Landscaping Company, Sacramento

Sign-in begins at 8:30 AM  Talks begin at 8:45 AM .

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Contact us if you have questions at or (530) 902-6009.

We hope you can join us for this fantastic event! 

Continuing Education Credits: This workshop qualifies CEUs from these organizations:

  • Rescape  Qualified Professionals - 4 CEUs
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals - 3.5 CEUs 
  • QWEL (Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper) - 2 CEUs

Sponsored by: Delta Bluegrass Co., Miridae Landscape Co., The Watershed Nursery, Hedgerow Farms, Inc. 

Landscape photos by Saxon Holt. Bee and Clarkia photo by Pat Reynolds. 

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