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James Collins

James Collins

Accomplished horticulturist James Collins is focused on environmental restoration. He has grown thousands of plants as a tree farm assistant and preserved stressed plants as a residential plant health care provider. During Collins' residency, he will use a variety of environmental disciplines to create an installation at Cordelia Park that takes remedial action on tree preservation, runoff control and absorption, erosion control and pollutant cleansing. Collins is a certified arborist, NC Landscape Contractor, NC Plant Professional, and has been awarded Conservationist of the Year 2010 by Mecklenburg County Soil and Water District.

Sphere of Impact Environment

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Residency Type Environmental Conservationist-in-Residence

Medium Conservation

Residency Dates May 7 — Jul 27 2012