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Evolution of the American Landscape

at Bayard Cutting Arboretum | Mon Feb 26


Bayard Cutting Arboretum

440 Montauk Highway
Great River, NY 11739
Tel: 631-581-1002
Contact Name: Carol Ann Gaites
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Date & Time

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
Cost:    $125.00

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Holds First
Horticultural Symposium
Bayard Cutting Arboretum will be holding its first horticultural
symposium on Feb. 26, 2018. With the focus on "Evolution of the
American Landscape," the full day symposium will feature
prominent speakers that have created and managed landscapes to
adapt to a changing environment.
"Long Island Parks have experienced hurricanes, increased
population pressure, and insect infestations. Our plants and
landscape designs must change and evolve to meet these
challenges so that we can continue to enjoy our private and public
gardens," commented Nelson Sterner, Director, Bayard Cutting
The Symposium speakers are published authors, botanical garden
directors and landscape architects who have worked on all types of
garden projects ranging from small residential gardens to large
scale projects, including Bryant Park, Central Park, Stony Brook
University, Rutgers University, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, U.S.
Capitol Grounds and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
8:00 AM Registration and Refreshments
8:30 AM Welcome - Doreen Monteleone
8:40 AM The Need to Change to Remain the Same - 130 year
Evolution of Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Nelson
9:15 AM Bringing Nature into the City, Thomas Rainer
10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:45 AM The Story of Plants, Bruce Crawford
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM What is a Multi-Functional Garden? Rusty Schmidt
2:15 PM Refreshment Break
2:30 PM Parks, Plants & People, Lynden B. Miller
3:45 PM Closing Remarks, Nelson Sterner
4:15 PM Tours of Westbrook Manor & Arboretum
Register early and save:
Postmarked by January 29, 2018 $100.00
Postmarked after January 29, 2018 $125.00
For additional information, sponsorship opportunities and
registration visit www.bayardcuttingarboretum/symposium