Wild Ones   Fox Valley Area Toward Harmony Conference With Nature 2003  

The Fox Valley Area Chapter of Wild OnesŪ Natural Landscapers proudly presents our seventh annual Toward Harmony with Nature Conference

DATE: January 18, 2003
LOCATION: Park Plaza Convention Center, 1 N Main St, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

REGISTRATION BEGINS: 7:45AM ------------- SESSIONS BEGIN: 8:30AM (conference ends at 4:15PM)

COST:
$25 non-members preregistration by Jan 15th
$18 members preregistration by Jan 15th
$30 non-members at the door
$25 members at the door

LUNCH: $9 reservations required with preregistration by Jan 15th

KEYNOTE: George Meyer, Secretary of WI DNR 1993-2001 and currently Visiting Professor in Environmental Studies, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Topic: "Restoring Wisconsin's Natural Landscape---Fun, Cooperation and Success"
For more information about George Meyer, go to http://www.wiscwetlands.org/Interview.html

SESSION SPEAKERS:
* Bob Ahrenhoerster, Prairie Seed Source, on prairies
* Rochelle Whiteman & Lorelei Allen on natural back yards
* Rebecca Power on shoreline restoration
* Tim Gutsch, Great Lakes Nursery, on woodland management
* Andrew Hipp on sedges
* Corrine Daniels and John G. Gishnock, Applied Ecological Services, on rain gardens and low impact yard care
* Bob Freckman on woodland flowers
* Dr. Ken Solis on invasive species/community action
* Jeff Nania on wetlands

VENDORS: We will have approximately 20-25 native plant and natural landscaping exhibitors and vendors.

SPECIAL:
* Silent auction
* Folksinger/songwriter Steve Hazell will perform before the keynote address and during luncheon.
* CEU credits are available for Wisconsin teachers.
* Lots of networking opportunities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: e-mail Harmony@for-wild.org, or contact Carol Niendorf (920) 233-4853 or Donna VanBuecken (920) 730-3986.




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