Sustainability Symposium 2014:
PRESERVE & PROTECT
Saturday, February 1
9:00 am – 3:30
"To preserve" means to keep something in its original state or in good condition, or to keep something safe from harm or loss.
During the Garden's 9th annual Sustainability Symposium, we'll look at large and small scale preservation projects underway in Clevleand and throughout Ohio, as well as ideas to apply to your own backyard.
The program includes:
Sustainability and Preservation: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Vice President of Western Field Operations, Western Reserve Land Conservancy
West Creek Reservation: From Grassroots Preservation to Watershed Stewardship
Senior Natural Resource Manager - Urban Watersheds, Cleveland Metroparks
Post Preservation and Protection: Urban Watershed Restoration in Built-Out Communities
Executive Director, Doan Brook Watershed Partnership
Meadow Preservation and Burns
Lead Horticulturist, Cleveland Botanical Garden
Vacant to Vibrant: Urban Vacant Lots as Neighborhood Assets
Director of Research, Cleveland Botanical Garden
Furture Forests: The Role of the Chestnut Trees in Northeast Ohio
Owner, Empire Chestnut Company
Registration includes Garden admission, morning refreshments, box lunch, access to exhibitors, and parking in the attached garage.
The Symposium also features an optional wellness activity - an introduction of T'ai Chi from 8:15-9am. The class, designed to relax your mind and strengthen your body, is an additional $10 with your admission.
Symposium-only: $65/member, $80/non-member
Optional wellness activity:
T’ai Chi: $10
The Sustainability Symposium is eligible for 4.5 CEUs through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System.
The Sustainability Symposium is approved for PLANET Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended. For more information on PLANET recertification, please visit PLANET’s Recertification Center at LandcareNetwork.org.
The Symposium is approved through the ISA Certification Program though the Ohio Chapter International Society of Aboriculture.
The Symposium is elegible for Certification Maintenance Points for CEPs through the Recognition Committee of the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals.
Other professional continuing education credits may be available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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