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5th Annual Sustainable Landscape Conference

Date: Thursday March 07, 2013
Time: 7am - 4pm
Location: Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Theater 900 Rancho San Diego Pa

This year marks the 5th Annual Sustainable Landscape Conference. We will examine sustainable landscaping as a regional issue and focus on the environmental elements of Air, Earth, Water, and Fire. Our distinguished speakers will discuss each element as it pertains to the San Diego area. We will then convene for a panel discussion moderated by Mike Lee from the San Diego County Water Authority. In closing, Nick DeLorenzo, ASLA will summarize the conference sharing his perspective on the day’s proceedings.

A Trade Show of exhibitors will showcase their products and services, plus our top sponsors will make featured presentations in the Digital Theater. Hope to see you all there!

- Don Schultz, Conference Chairman and OH Department Coordinator

Conference Speakers and Topics

  • Richard Halsey, Director of the California Chaparral Institute, will discuss the promotion of nature education that encourages communities to better connect with their surrounding, natural environment.

  • Catherine Hollinger, CID, CLIA, President, Hollinger and Associates, Inc. Water Management and Water Conservation Consultants will lead a comprehensive talk on watershed issues that affect landscaping in San Diego.

  • Vicki Estrada, FASLA, APA, is a landscape architect and urban designer and President of Estrada Land Planning in San Diego. Ms. Estrada will discuss land planning issues that impact the sustainability of open spaces in San Diego County.

  • Dan Simpson, Horticultural Dept. Manager and Certified Arborist at the San Diego Zoological Society will talk about the role of trees in sustainable landscapes.

  • Mike Lee, Public Affairs & Media Relations, from the San Diego County Water Authority will moderate our panel of speakers who will answer your questions on sustainability in the city and the county.

  • Nick DeLorenzo, ASLA, President of DeLorenzo International will present a brief summary of the day’s proceedings.

    Early registration of only $90 includes:

    • Conference and Trade Show
    • Continental breakfast and lunch
    • Free Parking


    Secure online registration at, or register by phone or fax.

    SPONSOR AND EXHIBITOR opportunities are available. For information, contact Don Schultz at, or call 619.660.4023. 


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