REGISTRATION OPEN: 2020 Design Workshops

“Thanks to NDAL, I have real information that I am excited to put to use.” – 2019 Workshop Attendee

Natural Design Workshop

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Photo credit: New Directions in the American Landscape

March 2019 Design Workshop at Black Rock Forest Consortium in Cornwall, NY

This intensive, interactive, indoor two-day workshop will provide concrete, real world guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development. Topics will include plant selection criteria, plant recommendations, ecological process-based management specifications, and guidance for maximizing the aesthetic and experiential appeal these landscapes can provide.

2020 Design Workshop Locations & Dates:

Instructors: Larry Weaner, FAPLD & Ethan Dropkin, MLA

Detailed program information and registration open here. This workshop will be very similar to our CT workshop we held this February. See the brochure.

Photo credit: New Directions in the American Landscape

Ian Caton & Ethan Dropkin speak at NDAL’s 2019 summer design workshops in Norfolk, VA and Staten Island, NY

The below links and information refer to our 2019 summer series, and our future design workshops will be similar.

For course details, see our 2019 Summer Design Workshops Brochure 

For CEU credits, see our 2019 Summer Design Workshops CEU Summary Sheet

For attendee evaluation survey results from our 2019 winter series of design workshops, see our Attendee Reviews page.

Design Workshop Speakers:

Larry Weaner, FAPLD | New Directions in the American Landscape

Ian Caton, LD*  | Wood Thrush Native Nursery

Ethan Dropkin, MLA*  | Larry Weaner Landscape Associates

*Depending upon location

“I really enjoyed it all and thought the knowledge base was excellent and well communicated. I’ve followed you for many years. Happy and grateful for moving the needle and sharing so much.” – 2019 Design Workshop Attendee




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