by Larry Weaner, FAPLD, Affiliate ASLA, and Sara Weaner
New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) is pleased to announce its March-April Virtual Education Series. This accomplished group of presenters will include Julianne Schrader Ortega and Keith Green of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, landscape designer Laura Kuhn, pollinator expert Douglas Sponsler, Bill Thomas of Chanticleer, and NDAL Founder and landscape designer Larry Weaner. All will explore avenues for expanding the field of landscape design.
LA CES professional development hours will be available for several events in the series:
The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer
March 21, 2023
Simple by Design: Landscapes for Deep Social Impact
March 29, 2023
The Bower: Native Plant Landscape and Sculpture Park
March 23, 2023
Wild Solutions on an Urban Pre-K-12 School Campus
April 13, 2023
Registration will remain open and recordings will be viewable for three months after each live session date.
Students and recent graduates are invited to apply for scholarships granting free registration to one of the virtual sessions. Two scholarships per session will be awarded.
Larry Weaner, FAPLD, Affiliate ASLA, founded Larry Weaner Landscape Associates in 1982 and established NDAL in 1990. He is nationally recognized for combining expertise in horticulture, landscape design, and ecological restoration. His design and restoration work spans more than twenty U.S. states and the U.K., and has been profiled in numerous national publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Landscape Architecture Magazine, Garden Design, American Gardener, Wildflower Magazine, and ASLA’s The Dirt and The Field blogs. His book Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change (2016) received an American Horticultural Society Book Award in 2017, and in 2021 he received American Horticultural Society’s Landscape Design Award.
Sara Weaner is NDAL’s Executive Director. She integrates the areas of culture, art, social and environmental justice, and ecoliteracy into NDAL’s ongoing ecological landscape focus.