United State Botanic Garden Announce New Partnership for Landscape For Life Programming

Jun 21, 2022 | Member News

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SELECTED AS NEW PARTNER FOR LANDSCAPE FOR LIFE, A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPING EDUCATION

Landscape For Life fills a growing demand for education in

sustainable and climate resilient landscaping techniques

FORT COLLINS, COLORADO – JUNE 13, 2022 – Colorado State University (CSU) has been named the new institutional partner for Landscape For Life, a program that provides education on sustainable landscaping practices for homeowners and small-scale landscapes. Developed in 2011 by the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Landscape For Life is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiatives (SITES).

The program will continue to be in partnership with the USBG and will be offered by CSU Extension, a division of CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension (OEE).

“USBG is thrilled to collaborate with CSU to continue Landscape for Life and the important work of teaching people about sustainable gardening at home,” said Dr. Susan Pell, USBG acting executive director. “CSU’s commitment to sustainability through action and education make for a great fit for this program. We look forward to working together to expand knowledge, access, and resources for sustainable gardening practices across the country.” To learn more about Landscape For Life, explore the course curriculum, or see how to get involved, visit https://landscapeforlife.colostate.edu/