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San Diego Habitat Gardening - Meeting at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) in Balboa Park
Mr. Tschudy will give an overview of habitat garden design for the San Diego region, focusing on critical design elements, and some new, and unique, online resources. Additionally, his talk will highlight threatened plants and animals that can be a direct conservation focus in the home garden. This talk is a preview of Mr. Tschudy's upcoming book on the same topic.
Clayton Tschudy is an environmental biologist and has practiced sustainable landscape design for over 15 years throughout California. Through his company CJT Ecologics, he specializes in water conservation, restoration, and habitat garden designs. He consults with numerous organizations including the City of San Diego, Friends of Balboa Park, City of Chula Vista, the Port of San Diego, San Diego Canyonlands, Tree San Diego, the California Native Plant Society, the Irvine Company, and others. Mr. Tschudy was the Director of Horticulture for the Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College from 2013 through 2017. Currently he is the Chair of the Wildlife Advisory Group, consulting on natural resource management for the Chula Vista Bayfront for the Port of SD and Chula Vista. He attended Humboldt State University for botany.
Free for SDHS Members; $15 Non-members
Tickets available at the door.
Parking is free in Balboa Park, and available behind the Fleet Science Center or The Nat. MoPA is at 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 and located across from the Lily Pond, on the south side of the El Prado pedestrian area.
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