[PAEE] 9th Land Ethics Symposium: Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping

Nancy Beaubaire beaubaire at bhwp.org
Sun Jan 11 16:40:08 EST 2009

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Nancy Beaubaire, Director of Communications

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

P.O. Box 685  New Hope, PA 18938

(215) 862-2924 ext. 103

beaubaire at bhwp.org   www.bhwp.org




Thursday, February 19, 2009, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Symposium location: Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, Langhorne, Pa., convenient
to I-95


Symposium focus: This Symposium features regional and national experts who
will focus on how to create economic and ecologically balanced landscapes
using native plants and restoration techniques. Participants will have
opportunities to develop contacts and share resources. A selection of
topical books will be available for purchase.


Who should attend: Landscape designers, architects and contractors;
landscape, horticulture and nursery industry professionals; land managers,
planners and developers; environmental consultants; state/municipal
officials. Homeowners and students are welcome.


Continuing education credits approved by: 

Pennsylvania State Board of Landscape Architects - 5 LA Continuing Education
clock hours

NJ Landscape Architect Evaluation & Examination Committee - 6 CEUs

Association of Professional Landscape Designers - 5 CEUs

Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Assoc., PCH & CLT - 1 credit each

NJ Nursery & Landscape Association, CNLP - Credits: design-2, plants-2,


Fee: $100, fulltime students: $66 (includes continental breakfast, break and
buffet lunch.) One dollar of the registration fee will be dedicated to the
purchase of carbon offsets from TerraPass. Registration form with payment
must be received by February 9, 2009. 


Featured speakers:

*Grant Jones, Landscape Architect, FASLA; Co-founder of Jones & Jones
Architects and Landscape Architects, Ltd., Seattle, Wash.; "Making a
Marriage with the Land"

*Jason Lubar, Associate Director of Urban Forestry, Morris Arboretum of the
University of Pennsylvania; "Protecting and Preserving Trees During

*Mark Gallagher, Vice President Princeton Hydro; "Integration of Natural
Elements into the Design of Stormwater Facilities" 

*Stephanie Cohen, Horticulture Consultant, Author, Former Adjunct Professor
Temple University Ambler; "Native Perennials for Every Season and Every

*Jason Grabosky, Assoc. Professor in Urban Forestry in Department of
Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources at Rutgers University, New
Brunswick, N.J.; "Using Designed Soils to Integrate Tree Canopy, Pavement,
Stormwater Management Goals" 


FOR A BROCHURE, visit www.bhwp.org/educational/Symposium.htm, email Amy
Hoffmann (hoffmann at bhwp.org) or call the Preserve (215) 862-2924. 


Presenting Sponsor: County of Bucks, Office of the Commissioners

Premier Sponsors:  North Creek Nurseries; Princeton Hydro, LLC; Temple
University Ambler 

Partner Sponsor:  Schumacher & Associates, Inc.

Friends:  Audubon Pennsylvania-Audubon At Home; Conway School of Landscape
Design; PA/DE Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects


BOWMAN'S HILL WILDFLOWER PRESERVE: Celebrating 75 years of education, native
plant conservation and stewardship





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