Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, Switzer Environmental Fellow, and winner of the John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing. His books include Feathers, The Impenetrable Forest, and The Triumph of Seeds.
Robin's diverse, knowledgeable, down-to-earth speaking style provides audiences with fun and fantastic learning experiences. She has farmed in rural Virginia, ranched Northern California, cultivated in Los Angeles, and put down roots in Seattle, WA.
Dan has been involved in every facet of horticulture. His articles and photos have been seen in many magazines. He has taught horticulture, wholesaled, and run his own landscape co. He’s hosted a show on radio and been on HGTV, HMC, and BBC.
Garden writer, speaker, Master Gardener, herbalist,gardening magazine editor, featured on local television.
Allen Hirsh is a plant cold hardiness scientist, ex-nurseryman and exotic gardener in Silver Spring, MD. His unusual background enables him to lecture in depth on both interesting plants and winter challenges in the garden.