Educational Material

This page is a collection of educational materials to promote and educate the public on environmentally friendly, sound landscaping principles that aim to preserve biodiversity through preserving, restoring, and establishing native plant communities.

Tony Reznicek’s Sedge Presentation

Tony is well-known in local botanical groups as an expert on our regional flora and an international expert on Cyperaceae (sedges), with a particular emphasis on the genus Carex.  He co-authored the Field Manual of Michigan Flora ( ) and is a leading authority on plants across the Great Lakes region.  He routinely shares his expertise about our native flora as a member of Washtenaw County’s Natural Areas Technical Advisory Committee as well as through his work with the Huron Valley Chapter of the Michigan Botanical Club and the Great Lakes Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society. Robert E. Grese, FASLA, FCELA Professor Emeritus of Environment and Sustainability.

Pollinator Habitat 101: An Introduction and Refresher

From October 14th 2022 thru November 11th 2022, the Ohio State University Bee Lab hosted a series of online classes for all those interested in planting some pollinator habitat. It was a great lineup of speakers and a good opportunity to learn, especially if you’re a beginner. The recordings for those webinars are available using the link above.