May 27, 2018

Manzanita Speaker Series: “Designing with Nature,” July 25


The Manzanita Speaker Series will present renowned landscape architect Mia Lehrer who will share her commitment and vision to achieving a healthier, more holistic future through the design of symbiotic cities.

(ML+A), Lehrer's international landscape architecture and urban design firm, is located in Los Angeles, CA. It is known for its design and development of a wide spectrum of ambitious public and private projects including; the LosAngeles River Revitalization Master Plan and creating an ecological laboratory in the heart of Los Angeles with the Natural History Museum’s Nature Gardens.

Manzanita Institute, an initiative of Manzanita School (, begins as a parent involvement, education and participation portal. The institute convenes thought leaders to advance dialogues around learning, youth engagement, nature connection, and healthy human development. It is a space where global thinkers, educators, parents and students gather to inspire and teach one another.

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