Lawn Alternatives for the Midwest
January 19 @ 10:00 amFree
Think about your lawn differently, and learn how to create lawns and lawn-like spaces in your landscape that promote biodiversity. Grasses, sedges, and wildflowers can be used to create lawns or lawn-like spaces inspired by natural plant communities in the Midwest. Establishment, management and species availability will be discussed.
Dan Carter, Ph.D. is Principal-Specialist Biologist at the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and is responsible for natural areas assessment and planning. He is also Research Associate with the Milwaukee Public Museum, co- instructor of the UW-La Crosse Wetland Workshop Series Basic Plant ID Course and lead-author of several articles in botanical and ecological journals.