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Friday, December 8 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Design of Productive Landscapes: Balancing Ecology, Culture and Agriculture LIMITED

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Restoration of biodiverse ecological connectivity in the midst of productive farmland has been the hallmark of Nelson Byrd Woltz landscape designs for twenty years. Thomas Woltz will review NBW projects in the US, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Recent public park projects in Tennessee and New York are pioneering change to local and state laws proposing the use of agricultural practices as management tools in public parks and cultural landscapes. Design examples will include pastoral grazing, vineyards, orchards and field crops interwoven with restoration of wetlands, native warm-season grasslands, pollinator meadows, and reforestation creating jobs for ecologists and farmers side by side.

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Thomas Woltz

Owner, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
Thomas Woltz is the principal and owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. He was named the Design Innovator of the Year by the Wall Street Journal Magazine in 2013 and invested into the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows in 2011, among the highest honors achieved in the profession. He leads the firm in applying design excell... Read More →

Friday December 8, 2017 10:15am - 11:45am EST
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