Jenna Webster ’09
Designer, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates
Designer, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates. Also teach in the design certificate program at the Mt. Cuba Center.
What were you doing before you applied to the Conway School?
Floundering! (It’s a long story.)
What brought you to Conway?
Size and length of program.
Imagine we just met, and recognized we had common interests. How would you describe Conway to me?
Intense–and the best education you’ll ever get!
What advice do you have for someone just starting out in the field?
Get as much hands-on, on-the-ground experience as you can.
List one or more books that you find influential in the field of ecological design and/or planning.
With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature
What is your favorite tool?
My hori hori knife! And my wellies and permethrin-coated field clothes.
Which aspects of your Conway education do you use in your current work?
Conway taught me the importance of telling compelling stories and doing rigorous analysis–I use this every day in my work.
What blogs or podcasts do you recommend? Particular posts or episodes?
99% Invisible and The Memory Palace