Toward Harmony With Nature Conference
Wild Ones Fox Valley Area Chapter
January 28, 2023
The Culver Family Welcome Center
625 Pearl Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Join us In-Person or Virtually for an exciting all-day program with six expert speakers, exhibitors and vendors, and network with like-minded natural landscaping enthusiasts.
2023 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Stanley A Temple, Ph.D.
Aldo Leopold, Land Health, and the Resilience of Nature
The keynote by Dr. Stanley A. Temple will highlight Aldo Leopold’s concept of “land health” as a central goal of a “land ethic” which provides a moral compass for living sustainably on Planet Earth. Leopold regarded ecological resilience as one of the pillars of land health.
Jennifer J. Wilhoit, Ph.D.
Native Species and Ecotones: We Can’t do Without Them
Dr. Jennifer Wilhoit will define ecotones, explain the environmental significance, and present examples of ecotones in the landscape, as well as the ecological and metaphorical values. She will highlight the importance of conserving, restoring and maintaining ecotones in native plantings and landscapes. Finally, she will provide an opportunity for conference attendees to explore their own relationships to native species through guided practices.