Wednesday, May 06 at 07:00 pm
Learn about how you can sustainably landscape your yard using native plants to benefit everything from wildlife to your electric bill. Our presenter, Cindy Nuss, owner of Nature’s Way Designs, LLC., will touch on why native trees, shrubs and perennials are so important for survival of everything from insects to birds as well as preservation of clean air and drinking water for future generations.
Cindy Nuss is an Ecological Landscape Designer, Coach, Consultant and Educator for Nature’s Way Designs, LLC. She has a B.S. in Microbiology from Penn State as well as a M.S. in Biology from Villanova. After 35 years working as a research biologist, mainly in industry, she retired to pursue her passion for environmental education and ecological gardening. She went on to receive a certification in Horticulture from the Barnes Foundation and in Ecological Gardening from Mt Cuba Center. She is also certified in Conservation Design by Keystone Conservation and in Permaculture by the Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild.
After finishing her studies, Cindy started the Upper Dublin Bird Town program for Audubon PA to educate the public about the importance of planting native plants to preserve and restore habitat. She helps Upper Dublin Township and the Audubon Society in efforts to restore Parks and educate the public about the importance of using native plants to help preserve our deteriorating ecosystems.