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To register, please visit http://bit.ly/MorrisSOA or call 215-247-5777, ext. 125.


  • An Ecological Approach to Waterway Stabilization and Restoration
    Instructor, John Munro, Applied Ecologist
    Learn techniques, practices, plantings, and materials for ecological waterway. Understand river dynamics and the way water carves the land in natural and built landscapes.
    Thursday and Friday, October 10 and 11, 9 am—4 pm


  • Tree Canopy Conference
    See what Philadelphia is doing to encourage people to plant and care for trees and how tree-friendly land uses, such as parks, gardens, and cemeteries contribute to community canopy cover benefits. We will consider tree species for the future canopy, how plant exploration is adding pest and stress resistant species to our planting options, and what can be done to preserve valuable veteran trees.
    Friday, October 18, 9 am—5 pm


  • Native Woody Plants
    Instructor, Robert Wells, Associate Director, Arboriculture Outreach, Morris Arboretum
    Identify native woody plants of our region and learn how to use them in the landscape.
    Friday, November 1, 8:30 am—3:30 pm


  • Conifers for Mid-Atlantic Landscapes
    Instructor, Stephen Chisholm, Jr., President, Aspen Tree Expert Co., Inc.
    We will examine the most common native and introduced conifer species and cultivars that grow well in our region.
    Wednesday, January 15, 8:30 am—3:30 pm


  • Roots of the Romantic Garden
    Instructor, Bess Wellborn Yates, Adjunct Professor, Temple University
    We will focus on the historical and cultural influence that public gardens from around the world have had on modern landscape design.
    Wednesday, January 22, 8:30 am—12:30 pm


To register, please visit http://bit.ly/MorrisSOA or call 215-247-5777, ext. 125.