Celebrating and conserving the ecological richness of California's grasslands

On Demand Virtual Event: Landscaping with Nature Workshop Recordings & Materials

  • Wednesday, June 01, 2022
  • 8:30 AM
  • Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • 2:30 PM
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Landscaping with Nature: Engaging with Evolutionary Ecology in Your Native Garden 

Recorded talks & supporting materials available on-line

This highly acclaimed workshop from August 2020, is suitable for landscape professionals and anyone interested in maximizing habitat values in their landscaping. Expert instructors 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. 

Here are the titles and instructors for the recorded presentations: 

  • 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

Contact us if you have questions at admin@cnga.org.

We hope you enjoy these presentations. 

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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