Speakers

And more to come....

Matt Bunch

Horticulturalist, The Giving Grove

Paul Brown

Owner, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Dr. Leigh Anne Neal

Chief of Sustainability/Early Childhood Education

Linda F. Hezel

Ecosystems Steward/Artisanal Producer, Prairie Birthday Farm LLC

Dr. Jennifer D. Roberts

Associate Professor, UMD; Co-Founder and Co-Director of NatureRx@UMD

Aimee Coy

Private Land Conservationist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Alix Daniel

Landscape Specialist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Cutter Gale

Facility and Development Manager, GaleHart Communities

Judd Remmers

Assistant Director of Facilities & Support

Hunter Gale

Greenspace Property Manager at GaleHart Communities

Eliza Pennypacker

Professor of Landscape Architecture, Penn State University

Roberta Vogel-Leutung

Program Manager, GreenWorks

Rick Darke

Consultant, author, and photographer

Alan Branhagen

Director of Operations, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum & Author

Shannon Tyree

President and owner of Habitat Architects, LLC

Kenn Boyle

Tour guide and Native Plant enthusiast

Lydia Gibson

Director of Corporate Development, Ripple Glass, LLC

Christine Sanderson

Associate Director, Monarch Joint Venture

Kate Cholakis

Landscape Designer, Researcher, LEED Green Associate

Chris Helzer

Program Director, The Nature Conservancy & The Prairie Ecologist

Matthew Strange

Landscape Architect and Principal of Confluence Chicago

Cydney Ross

Landscape Specialist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Paula Diaz

Principal, GardeNerd Consultations

Nina-Marie Lister

Professor & Graduate Director, School of Urban & Regional Planning, Ryerson University; Director, Ecological Design Lab, Ryerson University

Robert L. Kremer

Adjunct Professor of Soil Microbiology, School of Natural Resources, and the Division of Plant Science & Technology, University of Missouri

Claudio Vazquez

Co-founder, Izel Native Plants

Sarah Beier

Owner, Oak & Io

Natasha Thomas-North

Growing Center Manager, Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries

Scott Woodbury

Owner, Cacalia Garden Design and Wilding

Aisha Muhammad

Community Conservation Liaison, Missouri Department of Conservation

Steve Oakes

Native Plant Enthusiast & Field Trip Guide

Kelly Daniels

Executive Director, Blue River Nature Sanctuary