Introducing Landscape Architecture at Crossroads

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Crossroads in Big Creek welcomes author, educator and landscape architect Darrel morrison for a presentation, reception and book signing September 30, 6:30 p.m., at the Collins Learning Center. He has spent his career creating – and helping people appreciate – dynamic, aesthetic, nature-based landscaping.

Morrison is also no stranger to Door County. He first visited as a junior faculty member at UW-Madison in 1970 and eventually returned every two years between 1973 and 2003 lead a one-week seminar at The meadow. he credits Jens jensen as one of his inspirations and is indebted to preservation work at The Ridges, Toft Point and Newport State Park.

Darrell morrison
Darrell Morrison. Photo by Gary Gill.

Morrison created designs for the UW-Madison Arboretum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, among others. He taught landscaping at UW-Madison and University of Georgia and now lives in Madison, where there is a honorary associate professor in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture at UW-Madison.

Learn more about Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, in carrefouratbigcreek.org or by calling 920.746.5895.

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