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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden - Annual Symposium - Wild Landscapes

  • 909 Robert D. Ray Drive | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: October 23, 2022
  • Location: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Start/End Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: General Admission: $95 Garden member admission: $80 Student: $45 Ticket includes all access admission to the Botanical Garden, catered boxed lunch, and an exclusive discount to Fall Bulb Market. If your group has purchased 8 tickets, and you would like to reserve a whole table, please contact education@dmbotanicalgarden.com. 9:30 a.m. Doors Open
  • Overview

    Join the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden at this year’s Annual Symposium as we celebrate the beauty and benefits of wild landscapes. Learn how reincorporating native plants in community and residential outdoor spaces, known as rewilding, invites migratory and native pollinators, helps preserve Iowa’s natural heritage, and builds healthy, rich soil. See website for Schedule!!

    • Hear from David Newsom, founder of the Wild Yards Project, an organization that aims to inspire a movement across the country to transform every yard into vital native habitat.
    • Learn from Dan Schutte, owner of Shoreview Natives, about native plant species that support transitioning residential and commercial outdoor spaces to pollinator-friendly, low-maintenance landscapes. 
    • Interact with a panel of our very own Greater Des Moines community members who have joined the rewilding effort.  

    Register today!