2017 Exhibitor Guide

ASLA-MN is the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) - Minnesota Chapter which represents nearly 300 professionals in the landscape architecture profession through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. We are part of a larger national society. As a licensed profession in Minnesota, landscape architecture encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments. Our projects range from academic, medical, and corporate campuses, to conservation and natural areas, historic landscapes, parks and recreation, transportation corridors, urban design, water resources, and commercial and residential properties. To learn more, visit http://www.asla.org or the Minnesota Chapter homepage at http://www.asla-mn.org

Audubon Minnesota - Conference Sponsor
Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

Conference Partner
Blue Thumb is a public/private partnership that promotes ecologically functional landscapes - like native plants, rain gardens, and shoreline stabilization projects - to reduce runoff and improve water quality. Blue Thumb makes it easy for you to plan, purchase and plant beautiful native plants in your own yard.

Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping is a full service landscape design / build / do-it-yourself landscaping company and native plant nursery serving the Twin Cities metro area. We now offer one gallon native grasses and perennials as well as container trees and shrubs. 

Since 1952, The Friends of the Wildflower Garden has served to protect, preserve, and promote the interests of the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary for its unique beauty and as a sanctuary for native flora and fauna of Minnesota, and to educate and inspire people of all ages in relating to the natural world.

Conference Partner
Great River Greening began in 1995 as a massive five-year volunteer planting project on the Saint Paul riverfront, where 10,000 volunteers and 450 organizations helped plant 35,000 trees and shrubs. With your support, we have grown to be Minnesota's restoration leader, mobilizing communities to conserve our most critical natural areas, lakes, and rivers.

Conference Partner
Humming for Bees is a grassroots, 100% volunteer, non-profit organization (MN 317A) in its fourth year of dedication to creating a sustainable future for bees and pollinators by: 1) Being informed; 2) Educating others; 3) Facilitating policy that protects bees and other pollinators; 4)  Supporting neighborhoods and cities to be Bee/Pollinator Safe; and 5) Creating new paradigms for yards, lawns, and public spaces.

Coneflower Sponsor
The Bush Lakes Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is on beautiful Bush Lake in Bloomington, MN. We are the Defenders of Soil, Air, Woods, Water, and Wildlife.

Landscape Alternatives, Inc. offers a wide selection of high quality, nursery grown native wildflowers, grasses and other low maintenance perennials. Our St. Croix Valley nursery is easy to reach from several major highways.

Living Sculpture TreesTM are finished in a gravel bed system to produce incredible root systems. We sell and install trees the way Mother Nature intended! Better than bare root, potted or B&B. Arborists and tree lovers know that potted and B&B trees often have lethal root defects hidden in the pot or root ball that will shorten the tree's life. Stop planting defective trees.

Minnesota Native Landscapes is a full service ecological restoration company. Our ecological services range from native seeding to prescribed burning to bio-engineering, and everything in between. In addition to our extensive installation and land management services, we also produce a wide variety of locally grown native seed and plants.

Conference Partner
The Minnesota Native Plant Society is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to the conservation of Minnesota's Native plants and plant communities through education and public awareness.

Coneflower Sponsor
Provider of Minnesota Native Plant Brand plants and ecological restoration install and maintenance.

Naturally WILD is a small Minneapolis nursery that provides native Minnesota wildflowers and grasses for prairies, woodlands and rain gardens, using only natural, sustainable growing methods. We have many native plants, including several varieties of milkweed, that attract wildlife. We encourage creation and restoration of any size prairie, woodland, and wildlife habitat, using sustainable gardening methods without introducing synthetic chemicals or herbicides into the environment.

Prairie Moon Nursery is a native plant and seed producer offering over 700 species native to the Midwest and Northeast for over 30 years. We have free custom seed mix design, full-color catalogs, and a secure online store offering seeds along with bare root and potted plants, educational books and garden tools. With a mission to assist in the restoration of native species, we are proud to be part of the greater community dedicated to ecological restoration and preservation.

We specialize in designing, installing and maintaining native plant landscapes for clients throughout the Upper Midwest.  We also provide local ecotype seed and plant materials available for retail sale.

Terrace Horticultural Books is the largest stocking seller of books, ephemera, journals and periodicals related to plants, gardening and natural history in the country. Our current database offers stock of over 25,000 items from which to choose.

True Nature Design offers comprehensive landscape design, build and garden management services. Inspired by individuals, rooted in Nature, and centered in ecology, we look forward to working with you. Roxanne Stuhr is the owner, and believes ALL life deserves a garden. MNLA-CP and Master Water Steward.

Conference Partner
Since 1971 The Xerces Society has worked to protect invertebrates and their habitats. Invertebrates are an essential part of all ecosystems, contributing to the survival of wildlife, the pollination of crops, and the health of our environment.