August 14th, 2020

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PLAN IT FORWARD is officially scheduled for Friday, August 21, 9:00 am-noon with live presentations. However, there are more presentations than Zoom can record. Other presentations will be spread throughout the week. The full schedule is as follows. Learn and enjoy!

Tuesday, August 18th
Noon- THE STEPHEN LONG EXPEDITION, Launching a century of botanical exploration– Presented by Panayoti Kelaidis, Senior Curator and Director of Outreach, Denver Botanic Gardens.

Thursday, August 20
11:00 am- Water-wise Landscape Horticulture for Western Landscapes– Presented by Annie M. R. Barrow, Manager of Horticulture Outreach Programs, Denver Botanic Gardens

Thursday, August 20
Noon- Potentially Hardy Landscape and Blvd Trees for Colorado and the Northern Plains Region– Presented by Greg Morgenson, North Dakota University, NDSU Woody Plant Improvement Research Specialist

Friday, August 21
9:00 am- 9:10 Welcome- Ross Shrigley Plant Select

9:10 am- 10 am- Street Trees for the Future– Presented by Tim Buchanan, Retired Fort Collins City Forester

10:00 am- 10:05 Water break

10:05 am-11:00 Design Trends in Public Gardens–  Emmanuel Didier, Landscape Architect, owner of Didier Design Studio, Faculty at CU Denver

11:00 am –11:50 am  Plants, Production, & Your Project Timeline- Presented by Matt Edmundson, Owner of Arbor Valley Nursery 

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Closing Remarks