2022 Schedule

9:00 am: Conference opens – visit vendors, CoNPS bookstore, coffee chat, and get to know the conference platform.

10:00 am: Welcome by Susan Tweit and Keynote: Nature’s Best Hope by Doug Tallamy.

11:25 am: transition break

11:30 am: Session 1 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Well-Behaved Prairie Plants for Your Home Garden by Grace Johnson.
  • Knows the Natives: Native Plant Production Panel by Youping Sun.

12:30 pm: Lunch: Please visit vendors and bookstore!

1:00 pm: Session 2 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: B by Jim Tolstrup.
  • Knows the Natives: Ecosystem Function and Landscape Aesthetics by Ilene Marcus-Flax.

2:05 pm: Session 3 Breakout:

  • New to Natives: Profile of a Successful Partnership: Loveland’s Demonstration Gardens at River’s Edge Natural Area by Kathy Maher.
  • Knows the Natives: No Plant is an Island: Experimental Insights into Growing Castilleja spp. in Colorado Gardens by Jameson Coopman and Michael Guidi.

3:05 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Closing Keynote: What Colorado Birds Eat by David Leatherman.

4:15 pm: Closing remarks.

4:25 pm: Visit vendors