Eileen Stark, “Native By Design: Reimagine Beauty With More Habitat, Less Lawn”

March 18, 2021

Eileen Stark is a Portland-based ecological landscape designer, consultant, writer, and photographer whose academic background includes biology, wildlife ecology, and design. She is a deeply committed conservationist dedicated to cultivating compassion through animal-friendly, environmentally sensitive landscaping methods. Her book, Real Gardens Grow Natives: Design, Plant, & Enjoy a Healthy Northwest Garden, published by Mountaineers Books and recommended by the Seattle Times, the Eugene Register Guard, the Washington Native Plant Society, Powells Books and others, is a passionate guide to designing for both beauty and biodiversity to help support the habitat of those with which we share this fragile planet.