Ecological Landscape Design Symposium

Date and Location:
Thursday, January 9 – Friday, January 10, 2014
Connecticut College, New London, CT

In this two-day program, influential practitioners, both established and emerging, will examine some of the dead ends and fruitful paths traveled by ecological design over the last 25 years, and the changes that these experiences suggest going forward.

Featured Speakers:
• Travis Beck, Director of Horticulture at Mt. Cuba Center in northern Delaware and author of Principles of Ecological Landscape Design (Island Press, 2013).
• Kurt Culbertson, FASLA is Chairman and CEO of Design Workshop, an international planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm.
• Carol Franklin, FASLA, RLA is a founding principal of Andropogon Associates, Ltd. and a nationally recognized expert in the design and development of sustainable landscapes, with more than four decades of work nationally and internationally.
• Darrell Morrison, FASLA, is a longtime advocate of native plants and native plant communities in landscape design and restoration.
• James Hitchmough, Ph.D. is Professor of Horticultural Ecology at Britain’s University of Sheffield. He is co-author of The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting with Nigel Dunnett (Routledge, 2003), co-author of Plant User Handbook: A Guide to Effective Specifying (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003), and author of Urban Landscape Management (1994).
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Conference Web page & complete brochure:
http://www.conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/programs-and-activities/ecological-landscape-symposium/index.htm
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