Published On: Thu, Mar 12th, 2015

Land Ethics Symposium at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/12/2015
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Location
Delaware Valley College Life Sciences Building

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Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve presents its 15th annual Land Ethics Symposium: “Creative Approaches

for Ecological Landscaping” on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Delaware Valley

College Life Sciences Building, Doylestown, PA.

This informative conference will focus on ways to create low-maintenance, economical, and ecologically

balanced landscapes using native plants and restoration techniques. Professionals and property owners

with an interest in sustainable design and land management are encouraged to attend this day-long event.

The Preserve will also present the fifth annual Land Ethics Award at the Symposium. The award honors the

creative use of native plants in the landscape, sustainable and regenerative design, and ethical land

management and construction practices.

Continuing education credits are available for symposium attendees.

The featured speakers are:  Michael Catania, Duke Farms; Michael Fleischacker, Delaware Valley College;

Kelly Gill, Xerces Society; Michael Van Clef, Ecological Solutions; Claudia West, North Creek Nurseries

Registration is $179 (submitted between February 13 and March 4); and $99 for full-time students. The

registration fee includes continental breakfast, snack break, and lunch. Registration with payment is

required by March 4. If space is available after that date, registrations may still be accepted. To view the full

brochure and register, visit: www.bhwp.org/education/Land-Ethics-Symposium.htm, call (215) 862-2924, or

email LES@bhwp.org.

The Preserve is proud to acknowledge the 2015 Symposium Sponsors: Presenting Sponsors: County of

Bucks, Office of the Commissioners; Delaware Valley College Department of Landscape Architecture and

Environmental Science. Premier Sponsors: Longwood Gardens; Paul W. Steinbeiser, Inc. Landscape

Design & Construction .

Partner Sponsors:  Anonymous; ArcheWild;  Aquascapes Unlimited Inc. – Native Wetland Nursery;

Charlesworth – Fleishacker Landscape Architects; Ernst Conservation Seeds, Inc.; North Creek Nurseries,

Inc.; Octoraro Native Plant Nursery; Pinelands Nursery & Supply; Princeton Hydro, LLC. Friends:

Association of Professional Landscape Designers, PA-DE Chapter; PA Landscape and Nursery Association

Foundation.

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