Green Industry Speakers Bureau on a Roll


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Green Industry Speakers Bureau recently added six additional professional speakers to serve the green industry. In addition to Jody Shilan, Jason Cupp, Chris Heiler, Brad Groff, Mark Simmons, Steve Windhager, Tony Bass, and Paul Gosselin, the Bureau now represents;

-Mark Woolbright patented a line of plantable, "green" retaining modules nearly 20 years ago and has been promoting that niche ever since. Topics include; The history and evolution of "Living" or "Green" walls, Living Walls and LEED.

-Owen Dell, an award-winning landscape architect, author and educator, specializing in sustainable landscape architectural services. Topics include; Business Opportunities in Sustainable Landscaping and Watershed-Friendly Landscaping.

-Ron Edmonds, an expert in green industry mergers and acquisitions for buyers and sellers of landscape businesses. Topics include; How to Sell Your Green Industry Business and Acquisitions as a Pathway to Growth in the Green Industry

-Pamela Berstler offers practical advice on changing the landscape paradigm from the water and resource-depleting gardens of today to the climate and place-appropriate mini watersheds of tomorrow. Topics include; Sustainable Practices Change Our Ideal Landscape and the Balancing Act of a Sustainable Landscape Practice.

-Diana Turner, APLD, has designed sustainable landscapes for more than fifteen years, and has been writing about nature and the environment for more than thirty. Topics include; The New Green Landscape for the Desert Southwest.

"Since the bureau went on-line a few weeks ago, the response has been amazing," said Bureau president Robin Westmiller. "I am so impressed by the quality of professionals who are now part of our agency."

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