Cultural and California Native Plant Expert
Thursday, September 16, 2021
In-person seating is available to Otis students, faculty, and staff. Seating is limited to 56 persons with reservations.
Unlimited attendance via ZOOM is available to the public.
Email EnvironmentalDesign@otis.edu for a reservation (open to Otis Community members) or the Zoom link (open to anyone).
Indigenous cultural and California Native plant expert Nicholas Hummingbird descends from the Cahuilla and Apache nations and was the founder and previous manager of Hahamongna Nursery, a native plant nursery in Pasadena. He has worked on the Channel Islands doing large-scale habitat restoration with the National Park Service and consults with landscape designers and architects on plant choice and placement. Nicholas blends commitment to his Native heritage with a desire to share knowledge as a spokesperson for the many benefits of native plants.
Images, clockwise from top left: Nicholas Hummingbird, photograph by Barbara Eisenstein; Nicholas Hummingbird, his son, and an acorn, photograph by Nicholas Hummingbird; Residential Yard, Ventura, CA, photograph by Nicholas Hummingbird
*As per current LACDPH indoor mask guidelines, attendees must wear a mask in the Forum whenever they are not actively eating or drinking, such as while seated after finishing the food and drink.
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