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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens’ “Effective Sustainable Urban Landscape Strategies Symposium” will be a jam-packed program with expert speakers in attendance to take on the challenge and answer the questions of how we can design, build and maintain the most sustainable landscapes possible.  

Date: February 29th, 2012 (Registration is now closed.)

Time:  8:00-5:00 

Where: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Education Center, Frisch’s Theater 

Cost:  $49.00, includes free parking and catered lunch 

Tickets:  Click here or call 559-7767 or registrars@cincinnatizoo.org 

To Sponsor: Call Allison Gibbs, 513-487-3327 

Continuing Education Credits

ONLA & PGMS CEUs available  

 
(7 hours)

       

 (7.5 hours)

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

8:00-8:10 ………………………….WELCOME: Mark Fisher Senior Director of Facilities, Planning and Sustainability, Cincinnati Zoo &   Botanical Garden

8:10-8:30…………………………..Sustainable Landscapes, What Does That Mean?  Steve Foltz, Director of Horticulture, CZBG

8:30-8:55  …………………………When Is It A Restoration Project, When Is It A Landscape? John Swintosky, Landscape Architect,  Metro Parks, Louisville

8:55-9:25…………………………..Applying Wetland Concepts in Urban Areas, Kevin Tungesvick, Restoration Ecologist,   Spence Restoration Nursery

9:25-9:55…………………………..Prairie Strategies In the Urban Landscape, Tom Borgman, Stewardship Crew Leader, Hamilton   County ParksBREAK

10:10-10:40 ……………………..Restoring Woodlands into Urban Landscapes, Dr. Hannah Mathers, Ohio State University

10:40-10:55………………………What Are The Facts On Turf?, David Dyke, OSU Extension O°ce, Hamilton County

10:55-11:20 ……………………..The Value & Preservation of Trees in Landscape Projects, Jennifer Gulick, Senior Urban Forester Davey   Resource Group

11:20-12:00 ……………………..Full Panel DiscussionLUNCH

1:00-1:30 ………………………….Sustainable Landscapes Begin With The Soil, Joe Boggs, OSU Extension, Hamilton County

1:30-2:00…………………………..Comparison of Composts and Amendments, Joe Boggs and Scott Beuerlein, CZBG

2:00-2:15 ………………………….Sustainable Use of Fertilizers, Speaker TBD

2:15-2:45  …………………………Plant Sustainability Rating System, Steve Foltz, CZBGBREAK

3:00-3:15…………………………..Watering Wisely, Speaker TBD

3:15-3:55  …………………………Sustainable Weed Control, Dr Hannah Mathers, OSU

3:55-4:10  …………………………Applying the EAB Model to Urban Insect Control, Brad Bonham, Municipal Consultant

4:10-4:40  …………………………The Urban Landscape as an Ecosystem, Brian Jorg, Manager of Native Plant Program, CZBG

4:40-5:15  …………………………Full Panel Discussion