About the Symposium…
Join us on February 28, 2022, for our 4th Annual Evolution of the American Landscape symposium.  This year we are celebrating the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), the founder of American landscape architecture, designed the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, Central Park, Prospect Park, Biltmore Estate and Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Join us to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth with a full-day educational program focusing on his influence on landscape design and horticulture.
Presentations include…
  • Becoming Olmsted: The Intellectual, Cultural and Social Development of Frederick Law Olmsted – Joseph Disponzio, Ph.D., Independent Scholar
  • Challenges on the Olmsted Landscape – Beth Brantley, Ph.D., Technical Support Specialist, Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Olmsted Design Principles and the Historic Designed Landscape of Planting Fields – Gina Wouters, Executive Director, Planting Fields Foundation
  • Oak and Us: From the Ice Age to the Urban Forest – William Logan, Founder, President & Lead Arborist, Urban Arborists
  • Curation and Interpretation of the Olmsted Landscape – Kevin Wiecks, Director, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Certified Nursery & Landscape Professionals (CNLP)
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
NYS DEC Pesticide Applicator Recertification
Register for in-person or via zoom at https://bayardcuttingarboretum.com/symposium/. All registrants will receive a link to the recorded event available through April 30, 2022.