PRESENTED BY DEEP ROOTS KC

September 12-16, 2022

September 12: Plan It Native Kick-Off and Exhibit Hall (Kansas City)
September 13: Plan It Native Field Trips (Kansas City Area)
September 14-16: Plan It Native Virtual Conference
Can’t join us live? Recorded sessions are available to registered attendees for one year following the conference.

Native landscapes are essential for a healthy planet. The 2022 Plan It Native Landscapes Conference, hosted by Deep Roots and its partners, will offer more than 20 live, interactive sessions, three inspiring keynote speakers, and opportunities to connect with peers and sponsors. Sessions will include expert advice for landscapes small to large, as well as a new track focused on effective communications, policy, and behavior change.

With a mix of live, online content you can access from anywhere, and in-person Kansas City field trips, Plan It Native 2022 is the best of both worlds! Join us! 

CEUs Available for: ASLA


Previous conference attendees are saying:

“You folks definitely showed me that a virtual conference can work and be worthwhile!”

“I thought the Plan It Native virtual conference was well planned and executed. No problems logging in, seeing the agenda, entering the vendor live chats, and the speaker lineup was terrific. Kudos for 2020 event and already looking forward to 2021.”

“You all knocked the virtual conference out of the park! The platform you used was easy to navigate and engaging.”

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2022 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

RICK DARKE

Pennsylvania-based consultant, author, and photographer Rick Darke’s work is grounded in an observational ethic that blends ecology, horticulture, and cultural geography in the design and stewardship of living landscapes.

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DR. JENNIFER D. ROBERTS

Dr. Roberts is the Founder and Director of the Public Health Outcomes and Effects of the Built Environment (PHOEBE) Laboratory as well as the Co-Founder and Co-Director of NatureRx@UMD

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NINA-MARIE LISTER

Nina-Marie Lister is Professor and Graduate Director in the School of Urban & Regional Planning at Ryerson University and Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND PLAN IT NATIVE? YOU!

All are welcome. Whatever your experience with native plants, you will find resources to grow your knowledge.

Previous attendees include:

municipalities
parks departments
landscape architects

students and educators
conservation agencies
nonprofit organizations
landscapers

nurseries
naturalists
home gardeners

The goal of Plan It Native is to increase the appreciation, conservation, and use of native plants in the heartland.

Deep Roots is a collective impact organization of multi-sector partners. Together with our Partners, we work to increase native plant landscapes through educating, collaborating, and facilitating the planting of regenerative native landscapes that are essential for a healthy planet. Learn more at deeprootskc.org.   

2021 SPONSORS

Plan It Native is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.

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