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Landscaping with Nature: Habitat Gardening with Natives in the Built Environment

  • Wednesday, September 21, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Putah Creek Lodge, 685 Putah Creek Lodge Drive, Davis, CA 95616
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Landscaping with Nature:

Habitat Gardening with Natives in the Built Environment

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Putah Creek Lodge at UC Davis Arboretum

685 Putah Creek Lodge Dr, Davis, CA 95616 

Workshop Fee: $130 CNGA Members / $160 Non-Members / $95 Students with ID
Course Fee includes Morning Refreshments, Lunch, and Guided Walking Tour

This workshop is suitable for landscape professionals, and anyone interested in maximizing habitat values in their landscaping. Expert instructors from the industry will present cutting-edge methods of design, installation, management and maintenance. Topics include plant selection, evolutionary interactions, habitat features, and best practices to create a wildlife-friendly landscape & make the most out of every drop of water!

Photo: UC Davis Campus, courtesy of UC Regents

DON’T MISS OUT on the guided “Behind the Scenes Tour” of the Arboretum and campus conversion areas. We will complete our journey with tea and conversation in the majestic courtyard at Hunt Hall.


  • Ryan Deering, GATEways Horticulturist, UC Davis Arboretum & Public Garden
  • Haven Kiers, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, UC Davis
  • Billy Krimmel, Miridae Landscape Architecture + Construction, Sacramento
  • Julia Michaels, Restoration Ecologist & Designer, Hedgerow Farms, Inc.
  • Pat Reynolds, Director of Native Seed & Nursery Program Heritage Growers/River Partners, Sacramento
  • Neal Williams, Professor of Entomology and Nematology, Dept. of Entomology, UC Davis

Download a Flyer Here

CNGA Communicable Disease Event Policy: This event will align with the current UC Davis and regional health guidelines. Please bring a mask and be prepared to wear it. If you do not feel well, please do not attend.

UC Davis COVID Guidelines: Face coverings are strongly encouraged indoors for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

UC Davis Parking Information: Permits are $15. Pay at the permit dispensers or through the mobile app (use link for information). 

Photo: Wildflower meadow garden, Saxon Holt

Photo: Bee with Clarkia, Pat Reynolds

A Special Thank You to Our Landscape Workshop Sponsors

Meadow Level Sponsors

  • UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden
  • Delta Bluegrass Co.
  • Miridae Landscape Architecture + Construction
  • Hedgerow Farms, Inc. 
Bunch Grass Level Sponsors
  • Heritage Growers - Native Seed and Plant Supply
  • The Watershed Nursery - California Native Plants and Habitat Enhancement Services

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