2017 Symposium & Workshop



This spring, the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones will present an expanded schedule 
of learning opportunities about using native plants in our landscapes.

9781604695533fDESIGNING PLANT COMMUNITIES with Claudia West
Friday, March 17, 2017,
9:00am – 4:00pm
All-day workshop for landscape designers and installers, government and corporate landscape planners and experienced native plant gardeners.  Click HERE for more information.

The Friday Workshop is SOLD OUT!
Saturday Symposium is still available.



Native Plant Symposium
Saturday, March 18, 2017,
8:30am – 4:30pm

The 6th Annual Native Plant Symposium was created with both casual and experienced gardeners and landscapers in mind. You will leave with practical tips on natural landscaping and plant selection. After this symposium, you will know how to put what you’ve learned into practice.  Click HERE for more information.

Symposium schedule includes four speaker presentations:

Planting in a Post-Wild World
with Claudia West, author of Planting in a Post-Wild World

Challenges to Using Native Plants in Commercial and Residential Design:
A Landscape Architect’s Perspective
with Steve Sanchez, LA, HGOR

Practical Considerations in Native Plant Landscapes with Mike Berkley, GroWild

Native Plants and Sustainable Landscapes with Rick Huffman, BLA, EarthDesigns




All programs will be held at the UTC University Center.

Plant Natives 2017! is sponsored by


Plant Natives 2017! is presented by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, in partnership with