Carolina Canopy Workshop: Managing an Urban Landscape
Apr 13, 2022
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration is now closed. Please contact Leslie Moorman (email@example.com) with any questions.
9:00 –9:10 a.m. Welcome
9:10 - 10:05 a.m. Stormwater Pollution Prevention in the Landscape, Shauna Haslem, City of Fayetteville
When it rains, rainwater runs off of hard or impervious surfaces such as roadways, sidewalks, and parking lots, washing pollutants to the nearest river, lake or stream. During the presentation, we will discuss how landscape professionals can help to prevent stormwater pollution, and protect water quality.
10:05 - 11:00 a.m. Invasive Plants in NC: Ecology and Control, Colby Lambert, NC Cooperative Extension
Invasive plants are a problem in much of NC and the problem is growing worse each year. We will discuss how invasives get started, why they become an issue, where to find information on them, and the top 10 list of invasives in NC.
11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. How to Pick the Right Plant at the Nursery, Charles Allen, Greenbiz Nursery and Landscape Co.
A quick breakdown of how and why to choose certain plants for your landscaping situation, from all the choices available at your favorite plant hotspot.
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. How Soils Impact the Sustainability of the Landscape, Dr. Robin Pusztay, Fayetteville Technical Community College
Sustainable landscaping is the practice of using multiple strategies to create an environmentally friendly and climate appropriate landscape. Shifting towards sustainable landscaping practices helps preserve our local ecosystems and prevent air, water, and soil pollution.
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Innovative Stormwater Greenscape, Billy Prutzman, City of Fayetteville Stormwater greenscapes can be a useful and visually appealing way to reduce stormwater runoff. In this presentation, we will discuss the different innovative stormwater greenscapes and how some of these greenscapes have been used on Person St. here in Fayetteville.
Smith Recreation Center—Fayetteville
1520 Slater Ave.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Education credits applied for:
ISA - 5 CEUs
SAF - 5 credits
NCLC - 5 credits
NC BOLA - 5 credits
1520 Slater Ave., Fayetteville, NC