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Economy & Availability of Native Plant Production

(11am CT, 10am MT, 9am PT)

Call for native plants increases year after year, but can supply meet this surging demand? There are many horticultural considerations that affect the supply of native species and seed but there are also economic realities at play. Join us for a discussion with one of our region’s prominent native plant producers to talk about supply shortages both real and imagined.


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Bill Schneider



Bill Schneider began Wildtype Native Plants • Ecological Services, in 1996. Located in Mason Michigan, Wildtype operates a nursery growing over 300 species of native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses and emergent wetland plants. They also provide ecological services for public, commercial, and residential projects focusing on restoration and preservation of native landscape.