Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building 
Admissions Drive
Doylestown, PA 18901

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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve 


19th Annual Land Ethics Symposium


Photo by Jason Ksepka 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.


Premier Sponsors

County of Bucks, Office of Commissioners

Delaware Valley University, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Science

Partner Sponsors

  • Strauss and Associates/Planners
Friend Sponsors
  • Applied Ecological Services, Inc. 
  • ArcheWild 
  • Ernst Conservation Seeds
  • Holly Days Nursery and Landscapes
  • Kind Earth Growers
  • Octoraro Native Plant Nursery
  • Pinelands Nursery & Supply
  • Princeton Hydro, LLC
  • Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers
  • Woody Warehouse Nursery, Inc.

2019 Speakers

  • Mallory N. Gilbert of M.N. Gilbert Environmental:  
  • Improving Outcomes in Wetland Restoration and Creation Through Identification and Incorporation of Critical Ecological Filters in Functional Design
  • Kelly Gutshall, RLA, ASLA of LandStudies, Inc.: 
  • Economic Ecology - Thinking Regionally and Working Together to Solve Water Resource Issues
  • Dr. Steven N. Handel, Honorable ASLA of Havard and Rutgers Universities:
  • Dreams and Nightmares of Urban Restoration Ecology
  • Frederick Steiner, FASLA, FAAR, RAAR, SITES AP of UPenn School of Design:
  • Ian McHarg, Design with Nature, and the Advance of Ecology in Design

Cancellation Policy

For refund of registration fee less a $15 processing charge, please call the Preserve, (215) 862-2924, by Friday, March 1, 2019. No refunds after March 1, 2019.

Continuing Education

The 2019 Land Ethics Symposium has been approved for the following professional credits:

  • BHWP is an LA CES™ approved provider:  5.0 CEUs
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Landscape Architects: 5 CEUs approved
  • New Jersey Board of Architects: 5.0 CEUs
  • Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD): 5 PCH CEUs
  • ISA - International Society of Arboriculture:  Arborist: 5.5; Municipal: 5.5; BCMA Science: 3; BCMA Practice: 0.5;  BCMA Management: 2; TW Climber Specialist: 5.5; Aerial Lift Specialist: 5.5
  • MNLGA: 1.0 CPH CEU
  • NJ Nursery & Landscape Association, Certified Nursery & Landscape Professionals (CNLP) Credits: 3.0 Environment; 1.0 Professional; 1.0 Design CEUs
  • PLNA: 5.0 PCH CEUs or 5.0 SLC CEUs

The 2019 Land Ethics Symposium has applied for continuing education credits from the following professional organizations:

  • VLNA