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NATURAL DESIGN: An Intensive Two-Day Workshop

Demand for high performing, ecology-based landscapes is increasing faster than the availability of the specialized knowledge needed to achieve them. This intensive, interactive, two-day workshop will provide concrete, real world guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development.

Attendees will receive an extensive manual that documents all aspects of the program, including plant selection criteria, plant recommendations, ecological process-based management specifications, and guidance for maximizing the aesthetic and experiential appeal these landscapes can provide.

CEUs available

Apr. 2-3, 2019 | Riverwoods, IL Cosponsored by Wild Ones Institute of Learning and Development

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New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) provides educational programming for the advancement of ecology-based landscape design, implementation and management. Founded
in 1990 by landscape designer Larry Weaner, programs have been presented throughout the U.S., and have focused on innovative theory, practical application, and an expansive vision of ‘Natural Design’. In addition to its core focus on landscape design and the ecological sciences, programs have drawn from a variety of additional disciplines, including agriculture, anthropology, landscape history, and fine art.