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NDAL In the Field Sessions

August 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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This is part of the live, 2022 Summer Virtual & In-Person Education Series, for home gardeners, educators, students and professionals presented by New Directions in the American Landscape and cosponsored by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Join this seasons accomplished group of presenters for an exploration on the avenues for expanding the practice of landscape design as some present virtually while others will guide In the Field sessions in various locations through out the U.S. Virtual presentations will take a deep dive into the focus on the artistic, social and ecological considerations that can inform landscape design, while In the Field sessions will observe and analyze the real world results of various ecology-based landscape approaches. This series will take place June - August 2022.

Learn more and register for the entire series on NDAL's website.​

This summer In the Field sessions will also be offered as part of the NDAL 2022 Summer Education Series. All In the Field Sessions will be held entirely outdoors at various locations throughout North America. Sites will contain non-ADA accessible paths. Attendance is limited and registration is required.

In the Field Sessions (On-site): 

Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ
Speakers: Thom Almendinger & Larry Weaner
Wednesday, June 15, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Manitoga, Garrison, NY
Speakers: Ethan Dropkin, Ruth Parnall, Emily Phillips & Larry Weaner
Thursday, July 7, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

The Bower: Native Garden and Sculpture Park, Shermans Dale. PA
Speakers: Bill Allis, Jane Allis, Ethan Dropkin & Larry Weaner
Thursday, July 14, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Native Plant Trust at Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
Speakers: David Falk, Ulrich Lorimer, Larry Weaner & Jordan Wiseman
Friday, July 22, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Bridgestone Firestone Wildlife Management Area, Sparta, TN
Speakers: Dwayne Estes & Larry Weaner
Tuesday, July 26, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve & Crow’s Nest Research Center, Stafford, VA (POSTPONED)
Speakers: Michael Lott, Sophie Lynn, Larry Weaner & Jenna Webster
Thursday, August 4, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Shaw Nature Reserve, Gray Summit, MO (St. Louis Area)
Speakers: Mike Saxton, Larry Weaner & Scott Woodbury
Monday, August 8, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, Madison, WI
Speakers: Susan Carpenter, Michael Hansen, Darrel Morrison & Larry Weaner
Thursday, August 11, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

Register at NDAL

$235 per person per individual session
This course is part of the 2022 Summer Education Series.

Questions? Email Sara Weaner at NDAL


August 8, 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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