Thursday March 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Bldg. 
Admissions Drive
Doylestown, PA 18901

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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve 


17th Annual Land Ethics Symposium


Photo by Tom Potterfield Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping

Open to all professionals and property owners with an interest in sustainable design and land management, the Land Ethics Symposium features relevant and thought-provoking presentations by regional and national experts.


Presenting Sponsors

County of Bucks, Office of Commissioners

Delaware Valley University, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Science

Partner Sponsors

  • Aquascapes Unlimited, Inc.
  • ArcheWild 
  • Charlesworth - Fleischacker Landscape Architects
  • Eiseman Construction, Inc.
  • Ernst Conservation Seeds
  • Holly Days Nursery & Landscaping
  • North Creek Nurseries, Inc.
  • Octoraro Native Plant Nursery
  • Pinelands Nursery & Supply
  • Princeton Hydro, LLC
Friend Sponsors
  • Association of Professional Landscape Designers - PA/DE Chapter

Cancellation Policy

For refund of registration fee less a $15 processing charge, please call the Preserve, (215) 862-2924, by Thursday, February 23. No refunds available after February 23.

2017 Speakers

  • James Brown of New Moon Nursery: Underused and Under-rated Native Perennials
  • Dan Duran of Drexel University/MANTIX:  Getting to the Source of our Native Plants- Does Provenance Matter?
  • Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial:  Dealing with Climate Change - The New Frontier in Landscapes
  • Megan Gonzales, RLA of Green Business Certification Inc.:   Measurable Sustainability: An Introduction to the Sustainable SITES Initiative
  • Kathleen V. Salisbury of Penn State Extension: Dealing with the Dirty Dozen – Educating your client about 12 common woody invasive plants and recommending suitable alternatives