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2024 Western Landscape Symposium Schedule

8:30-9:00 a.m.       Doors Open

9:00-9:15 a.m.      Greeting and Opening Remarks

9:15-10:30 a.m.     Keynote by Dr. Doug Tallamy
Homegrown National Park; Building Networks for Life!

10:30-10:45 a.m.     Break

10:45-11:45 a.m.   Session One- Choose One:
Ross Shrigley — Unveiling the Green Tapestry: The Importance of Sustainable Urban Landscapes and the Role of Plant Select
Kevin Healey — What is that Weed? Exotic Backyard Plants that are Feral Foods

11:45-1:30 p.m.     Lunch Break – Expo Rooms Open
Expo Rooms Open for Speaker Meet-and-Greet and Master Gardener Demonstrations

1:30-2:30 p.m.    Session Two- Choose One:
Lisa Mason — BUZZ-Worthy Plant/Insect Relationships and How to Support Them
Alex Crochet — The Taste of Change: How Chokecherry Jelly Sculpted My Horticultural Mindset

2:30-2:45 p.m.      Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.      Closing by Dr. Doug Tallamy
Door Prize Drawing