Speakers

And more to come....

Roberta Vogel-Leutung

Program Manager, GreenWorks

Hunter Gale

Greenspace Property Manager at GaleHart Communities

Natasha Thomas-North

Growing Center Manager, Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries

Paul Brown

Owner, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Steve Oakes

Native Plant Enthusiast & Field Trip Guide

Mervin Wallace

Founder, Missouri Wildflowers Nursery

Alix Daniel

Landscape Specialist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Stacia Stelk

Executive Director, Deep Roots

Matt Bunch

Horticulturalist, The Giving Grove

Eliza Pennypacker

Professor of Landscape Architecture, Penn State University

Rick Darke

Consultant, author, and photographer

Alan Branhagen

Director of Operations, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum & Author

Claudio Vazquez

Co-founder, Izel Native Plants

Chris Helzer

Program Director, The Nature Conservancy & The Prairie Ecologist

Dr. Mary Gardiner

Professor of Entomology, The Ohio State University

Aisha Muhammad

Community Conservation Liaison, Missouri Department of Conservation

Kate Cholakis

Landscape Designer, Researcher, LEED Green Associate

Judd Remmers

Assistant Director of Facilities & Support

Cutter Gale

Facility and Development Manager, GaleHart Communities

Matthew Strange

Landscape Architect and Principal of Confluence Chicago

Andy Carmack

Private Land Conservationist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Tim McCoy

District Conservationist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Scott Woodbury

Owner, Cacalia Garden Design and Wilding

Linda F. Hezel

Ecosystems Steward/Artisanal Producer, Prairie Birthday Farm LLC

Shannon Tyree

President and owner of Habitat Architects, LLC

Kenn Boyle

Tour guide and Native Plant enthusiast

Christine Sanderson

Associate Director, Monarch Joint Venture

Kelly Daniels

Executive Director, Blue River Forest Nature Sanctuary

Dr. Leigh Anne Neal

Chief of Sustainability/Early Childhood Education

Sarah Beier

Owner, Oak & Io

Cydney Ross

Landscape Specialist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Eric Tschanz

Garden Tour Guide

Aimee Coy

Private Land Conservationist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Nina-Marie Lister

Professor & Graduate Director, School of Urban & Regional Planning, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson U); Director, Ecological Design Lab, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson U)

Paula Diaz

Principal, GardeNerd Consultations

Josh Cussimanio

Private Land Conservationist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Dr. Jennifer D. Roberts

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

Lydia Gibson

Director of Corporate Development, Ripple Glass, LLC