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Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference -5th Annual
February 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - March 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference, 5th Annual
The 5th Annual Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference (LWCNP) will be held in Denver on February 29th, 2020 from 8am-5pm in the Auraria Campus’ Tivoli Turnhalle Hall, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver CO, 80204.
Registration is currently active at the ticketing link above, or at LandscapingWithColoradoNativePlants.org.
Professionals in the horticulture and design industries can receive continuing education credits for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician program and through the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. Informational booths and a bookstore will be accessible during registration, breaks, and lunch. A free Garden Guide booklet of your choice, snacks and lunch are provided to registrants.
The Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference is a collaborative, educational initiative that promotes the inclusion of native plants in our landscaping to benefit pollinators and songbirds, save water, and restore the beauty and health of nature in the places we live, work and play.
The Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference is brought to you by a coalition of partners: the Butterfly Pavilion, Colorado State University Extension and the Colorado Native Plant Master Program®, the Colorado Native Plant Society, the Denver Botanic Gardens, Front Range Wild Ones, High Plains Environmental Center and Susan J Tweit, author and plant ecologist.
Learn how to create a beautiful native landscape from the ground up with experts from around the state!
Keynote speaker is Scott Hoffman Black, from the Xerces society: Insect Apocalypse? What Is Really Happening, Why it Matters and How Native Plants are a Vital Part of the Solution
Other topics include:
• Replacing lawns with Colorado native plants
• Native plant garden makeovers
• Seed collection and propagation of natives
• Managing native plant garden pests
• Rooftop and rain gardens
• Habitat gardening fundamentals
• Native Plants for Patios, Pocket-Prairies and Postage-Stamp Yards
• Right plant, right place: reading the landscape of your yard
• Native plant reality check: when natives do and don’t work