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Lexington Living Landscapes: Kill Your Lawn, with Dan Jaffe Wilder

Every house in America should be fronted with a non-native monoculture with the maintenance requirements of a golf course and the ecological value of a strip mine; a place where all flowers are called weeds and signs essentially saying “keep off” are the norm. Does that idea seem a bit odd to you? It’s time […]

LIISMA-LINPI Conference: Resilient LI

The Long Island Invasive Species Management Area and our host organization, the Long Island Native Plant Initiative (LINPI) are pleased to announce our upcoming virtual conference on April 7, 2022. We hope to provide great opportunities for learning the latest on invasive and native species on Long Island, with an eye for preparing for future […]

Edwina von Gal at the Pequot Library Climate Summit

Pequot Library 720 Pequot Avenue, Southport, Connecticut

Our obsession with tidy, “clean” landscapes is proving to be harmful to the things that we love. How can we step away from the need for “neat” and let nature play a role in how we perceive, design, and maintain our human-dominated landscapes? Join celebrated landscape designer Edwina von Gal for a lecture that considers the rewards of gardening […]

Earth Equity Round Table at The Church

The Church 48 Madison Street, Sag Harbor, New York

The Church is pleased to host Earth Equity Round Table on Earth Day!  Edwina von Gal of the Perfect Earth Project will lead an EARTH EQUITY* program at The Church in honor of Earth Day (which all days should be) with a panel of professionals, politicians, and others involved in trying to make our lives […]

Free – $35

New York Botanical Garden Webinar with Edwina von Gal and Sean Barrett Sea to Soil: Using Kelp as a Soil Amendment

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.Native to the East Coast, sugar kelp may become an important tool to sustainably maintain plant health, given it is rich in important micronutrients and powerful bio-stimulating compounds. Take a deep dive into the many ways kelp-based fertilizers can dramatically strengthen root zones and […]


Earth Equity and Design for Freedom Landscapes Forum at Grace Farms

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, Connecticut

Join Grace Farms Foundation, Edwina von Gal, an East Hampton-based landscape designer and founder of the Perfect Earth Project, and the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for a convening to renew commitments to human rights and sustainable ecosystems in landscape design and land care. This full-day event will feature panels, tours, walks, lunch and breakout discussions with […]


Brooklyn Botanic Garden Spring Gala “For the Birds” with Randall Poster, Edwina von Gal and Special Guests

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Brooklyn, New York

Celebrating the opening of For the Birds, a special exhibition on the wonders of birds and their habitats Honorary ChairRandall PosterFor the Birds Creative Producer Gala ChairsCourtney and Ian BroadwaterKeisha and Troy DixonAdam and Sylvana DurrettMimi and Whitten Morris Guest HostsUlla JohnsonEdwina von Gal Special Performance byVince Giordano and the Nighthawks Strolling CocktailsDinner on Cherry Esplanade […]

Ecological Landscape Alliance Eco-tour: Gardening for Insects: Native Pollinator Garden

The Ecological Landscape Alliance invites you to tour the private gardens of landscape designer and pollinator expert, Thomas Berger. When choosing plants to support insects in our gardens, we want to make the most of our limited space. Which plants nourish the most species? And which kinds of insects need our support most urgently? Thomas […]

World Biodiversity Forum

Un­der the theme In­spi­ra­tion for Ac­tion, the sec­ond World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er re­searchers across all dis­ci­plines of bio­di­ver­si­ty sci­ence with prac­ti­tion­ers and so­ci­etal ac­tors in a fo­rum that of­fers in­spi­ra­tion and ex­am­ples for ac­tions and so­lu­tions to con­serve bio­di­ver­si­ty, and set us on a path to­wards trans­for­ma­tion for sus­tain­abil­i­ty. World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum 2022 […]

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