Speaker Details

Rebecca McMackin

Director of Horticulture
Brooklyn Bridge Park

Rebecca is an ecologically obsessed horticulturist and garden designer. By day, she is the director of horticulture for Brooklyn Bridge Park where she manages 85 acres of diverse parkland organically and with an eye towards habitat creation for birds, butterflies, and soil microorganisms. In her imaginary free time, Rebecca teaches and writes about landscape management and pollination ecology, as well as designs the occasional garden. She sits on the boards of Metro Hort Group and Ecological Landscape Alliance and is a NOFA-certified landcare professional as well as an ISA-certified arborist.