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Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award
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The Native Plant Center invites you to join with them in recognizing Larry Weaner as the recipient of the 2016 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award.

10/13/2016
When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
6–8:30 p.m.
Where: Gateway Center
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York  10956
Contact: Susan Palmer
914-606-7870


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The Native Plant Center’s Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award recognizes an individual or a group for environmental advocacy and leadership, particularly involving native plants. Past Recipients:
2012 Todd Forrest
2010 William Cullina
2008 Douglas W. Tallamy, Ph.D.
2006 The Honorable Andrew J. Spano

2016 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award - Larry Weaner

Larry Weaner, principle of Larry Weaner  Landscape Associates, has been creating native landscapes, particularly meadows, for nearly 40 years. His national reputation for combining  ecological restoration with traditional garden  design has earned him widespread acclaim as has his conference series New Directions in the  American Landscape, which he founded in 1990. Locally, Larry is admired for his stunning work on both privately owned and public landscapes. At the awards event, he will talk about some of his projects, share practical advice on planting and “brains over brawn” low-maintenance gardening, and introduce innovative concepts from his new book, Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change.


About The Native Plant Center

The Native Plant Center was established in 1998 as a program of the Westchester Community College Foundation and the first national affiliate of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Based at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, The Native Plant Center maintains demonstration gardens, offers educational programming through conferences and its Go Native U courses, and provides community outreach.

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