Registration is open!
For complete details, click on the link below.
The Lahr Native Plant Symposium is a day-long program
Conference: 9:30 am to 3:45 pm Plant Sale: 8:15 am to 2 pm (You don’t need to be a conference attendee in order to shop for plants.)
FEE: $100/ $80 FONA members (Friends of the National Arboretum)
- Devin Floyd: Restoring Grasslands in the Virginia Piedmont: What and Where They Are and Why They Matter
Devin is the Principal Investigator at the Center for Urban Habitats in Charlottesville, Virginia
- Carolyn Summers: Natives in Design from Formal to Naturalistic
Carolyn is a landscape designer with over 30 years of experience with native plants.
- Dean Norton: Close to His Heart: George Washington’s use of Indigenous Trees and Shrubs at Mount Vernon
Dean is the Director of Horticulture at George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Virginia.
- Restoring Soldier’s Delight Serpentine Barrens;
- The North American Trees in the National Arboretum Bonsai Collection
- Resilient Landscape Planning at Mt Cuba