Class: Climate Change and Native Plants



January 25, 2022

12:30 PM - 03:00 AM


Tue, January 25, 2022 @ 12:30 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Online Virtual Class/Workshop/Conference


Climate change is a multifaceted challenge with numerous — and sometimes unexpected — contributing factors. To create solutions on a personal and manageable scale, we need to turn to the science. This class will cover a brief history of climate change and address carbon and hydrological cycles, the earth’s heating and cooling systems, and the importance of wise landscape design, construction, and agriculture to mitigate climate change. We will also discuss the role of native plants in the climate change conversation.

Class Fee: $38 (Members)/$45 (Nonmembers)
Click here to register through Native Plant Trust.

Trevor Smith is a designer and education coordinator at Weston Nurseries. He is also a regenerative landscape consultant, landscape designer, and stormwater consultant at ReEarth (formerly Land Escapes) – an ecological landscape design and install company in the Boston area. For more than 20 years Trevor has worked to improve our planet and our community through ecological landscape design and education. As past President and Board member of the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), Trevor collaborates with ELA to bring vital information, resources and educational materials to the landscape design community. Trevor has taught many classes on Green Infrastructure, contributes regularly to landscape publications; and lectures frequently at industry events. Trevor holds several landscape certifications, including MCH, NOFA AOLCP, LEEDGA, and IPCI.

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