Heather Liljengren
Heather Liljengren is the Supervising Seed Collector and Field Taxonomist for the Greenbelt Native Plant Center on Staten Island, a facility of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. She collects seeds from wild places in the Tri-State area, and manages the seed banking program that distributes them for ecological restoration projects throughout the city.

Classes by this instructor

Having co-evolved with New Yorkers for centuries, our native plants are uniquely suited to thrive in the built environment. Heather Liljengren, a field botanist and seed collector, will discuss the advantages of using species native to your design site's specific locality, including their ability to more...
12/12 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Liljengren
NYBG