Cultivating Place: Normalizing Native Plant Landscape fun, with the Theodore Payne Foundation
Welcome June! This week, the third and final-for-now conversation in our series on the state of seed for native ecosystem restoration through the lens of California: seed identified, site-sourced, and grown for conservation & biodiversity support. The foundational level of seed – for scales large and small, and how it grows from there is top of mind at the Theodore Payne Foundation in Southern California, a historic conservation icon in their region through their seed banking and native plant conservation, education, and community-based work.
This week I am joined by Executive Director Evan Meyer, Seed & Bulb Program Manager Genevieve Arnold, and Horticulturist and California Native Plant Landscaper Certification instructor Alejandro Lemus to explore and celebrate more about the radical range of the Theodore Payne Foundation as it grows us into the future and normalizes the great fun of native plant landscapes. Listen in!
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