Registration for the popular native plant symposium at the US National Arboretum is now open!  It often sells-out so don’t delay. Complete description here:

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31ST Annual Lahr Native Plant Symposium

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Presentations include:
Learning from The High Line
Patrick Cullina
Horticulturist & Landscape Designer, PATRICK CULLINA Horticultural Design & Consulting

Understanding the Web of Urban Ecology
Steward T.A. Pickett, PhD
Director Emeritus, Baltimore Ecosystem Study

Knowing Your Local Habitats: The Gems of Metro DC
Rod Simmons
Natural Resource Manager & Plant Ecologist, City of Alexandria

Running a City Native Plant Nursery
Darin Crew
Senior Manager, Blue Water Baltimore

Designing with Natives in the Mix
Nancy Lowry Moitrier
Landscape Designer, Greener Gardens

Connecting with DC Wildlife: Where & Why
Damien Ossi
Wildlife Biologist, DC Dept. of Energy & Environment

Native Plant Sale
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sponsored by Friends of the National Arboretum

United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
U.S. National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002