In this master class, you will learn about sedge species native to the lower Midwest that are available from native plant suppliers, their growing conditions, and growth habits. You will also learn about designing with natives and how they perform in the landscape. One CEU for landscape architects will be available.
Cost: free to all MPF dues-paying members (including Grow Native! professional members) and $15 for non-members.
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As the Horticulture Program Facilitator at St. Louis Community College, Carrie supports students, faculty, and staff while managing the day-to-day activities of the program. She is focused on fostering students on their path to success and building a strong, resilient Career and Technical Education Program. Prior to her service at STLCC, she practiced landscape architecture at SWT Design where she utilized her passion for horticulture, arboriculture, and native ecologies on built projects across the country. She holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an Associate of Horticulture from STLCC. Carrie is a Missouri registered landscape architect and ISA certified arborist.
Elliott Duemler provides native-plant industry leadership in the Midwest as the Native Perennial Manager for Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries in Wisconsin. His responsibilities include public education, native-plant propagation and maintenance, custom seed collection, oversight of nursery operations and management of outside sales representatives. He focuses on exceeding client expectations in quality and customer service. Elliott has been instrumental in the development and organization of a large nursery-build project for the City of Albany (New York) and the Albany Pine Bush Nature Preserve dedicated to the restoration of the endangered Pine Bush Ecosystem. He received his degree from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he majored in General Resources Management.Register Here