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Save This Date: Creative Approaches to Ecological Landscaping February 21

The Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve will host the 8th Land Ethics Symposium with the theme of Creative Approaches to Ecological Landscaping at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel in Langhorne, Pa on February 21.

This informative day-long symposium will focus on the ways in which landscape architects, designers and contractors, and land managers, planners and developers can create economical and ecologically balanced landscapes using native plants and restoration techniques.

Stay ahead of the curve with innovative ideas & successful solutions from these experienced landscape practitioners:

· Preserving Land in the Face of Development - Ann Hutchinson, Natural Lands Trust;

· Stewardship Planning for Natural Lands - Holly M. Harper, Natural Lands Trust;

· Gardens Past, Present & Future: Sustainable Sites Initiative - John Peter Thompson, Behnke Nurseries;

· One Drop at a Time: New Paradigms for Home Gardens - Marcus de la fleur, Conservation Design Forum;

· Queens Botanical Garden’s Sustainable Landscapes and Buildings Project - Jennifer Ward Souder, Queens Botanical Garden; and

· Stormwater, Stream Restoration & Native Plants: The Ecological Context & Designer’s Challenge - John W. Munro, Munro Ecological Services.

Continuing Education Credits are available. Pre-registration required.

Sponsors of the Symposium include: County of Bucks, Office of the Commissioners, Gilmore & Associates, Natural Lands Trust, North Creek Nurseries, Schumacher Associates and Temple University Ambler.

For more information, visit the Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve website or call the Preserve at 215-862-2924 or send e-mail to Hildy Ellis at


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