Larry Rupp

Larry Rupp is a Professor and Landscape Horticulture Extension Specialist in the Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate at Utah State University and co-leader of the Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Community of Practice. Larry’s research focuses on the development of woody plants native to the intermountain region for use in water conserving landscapes. 

Dr. Rupp teaches a variety of courses in the Plant Science Department including the Water Conservation Seminar, arboriculture, and plant propagation. He also directs the

Kelly Kopp

head shot of Kelly Kopp

Kelly Kopp is a co-leader for the Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape CoP.  She is also an Associate Professor of Plants, Soils and Climate at Utah State University in Logan, UT.  Dr. Kopp’s efforts are focused in two areas: 1) ornamental landscape water conservation and 2) turfgrass water and nutrient use efficiency.

Education and support of extension clientele groups in achieving ornamental landscape water conservation is critical to ensure adequate water supplies for the future while maintaining the quality …