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Adult Education
Lectures & Talks

View selections from past events in the Adult Education Program’s Winter Lecture Series, Landscape Design Series, and more.

Indigenous Roots of Sustainable Forestry with Mike Dockry

The Nature of Oaks with Doug Tallamy

What is Missing? Maya Lin + Edwina von Gal

James Burnett: Envisioning Landscapes: Making the Unseen Seen

23rd Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series: David Rubin

23rd Annual Landscape Design Portfolio Series - Michael Boucher: Enduring Landscapes

23rd Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series: Lisa Switkin

Finding the Mother Tree: A Conversation with Suzanne Simard

Medicine, Knowledge, and Power in the Atlantic Slave Trade

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Food Legacy in the Atlantic World

Harriet Tubman: "The Ultimate Outdoorswoman"

Dan Pearson and Midori Shintani: Tokachi Millennium Forest

Cultivating Diversity from Seed to Table

21st Annual Winter Lecture Series - Larry Weaner: Music Composition & Landscape Design

21st Annual Winter Lecture Series - Leslie Bennett: Gardens of Sanctuary

Landscape Design Student and Alumni Series: An Eye for Design with Kathryn Herman

21st Annual Winter Lecture Series - Sue Stuart-Smith: The Well-Gardened Mind

Landscape Design Student And Alumni Series: Life in the Studio with Frances Palmer

Landscape Design Portfolios Series 2020 – Walter Hood: Landscape and Community

Landscape Design Portfolios Series 2020 – Gina Ford: Design as an Act of Optimism

Landscape Design Portfolios Series 2020 - Thomas Balsley

The Earth in Her Hands: Jamaica Kincaid in Conversation with Jennifer Jewell

A Call to Action: Protecting Earth's Biodiversity Part 1

A Call to Action: Protecting Earth's Biodiversity Part 2

Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series | Andrea Cochran: Immersive Landscapes

Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series | Daniel Vasini: Landscape Transformations

Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture 2019: Saving a Livable World

Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series | Kim Wilkie: The Animated Prospect

Falter: A Conversation with Environmentalist Bill McKibben

Ecstatic Nutrition: The Trees of My Life with Michele Oka Doner

Sprout Lands: William Bryant Logan with Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Peter Wohlleben with Maria Popova

The Overstory: Richard Powers with Todd Forrest

Winter Lecture Series: A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach

Cultivating a New Garden Ethic

Winter Lecture Series: Arne Maynard

Winter Lecture Series: Dan Hinkley

Winter Lecture Series: Aaron Bertelsen

Robin Wall Kimmerer & Elizabeth Gilbert

Winter Lecture Series: Cassian Schmidt

Winter Lecture Series: Bill Thomas

Landscape Design Series: Charles Jencks