NATS Nursery Ltd. - Native Plants

Walt Pinder, GRP – LiveRoof Sales (Email Walter) Walt works in conjunction with architects, installers, and our team of growers at NATS Nursery to turn your vision into a beautiful reality. Whether it’s sedums, bulbs, grasses or perennials, the diversity is limitless. Walt will coordinate the custom growing of your LiveRoof, the delivery and installation…

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Shailesh Patel – Grower/ Integrated Pest Management Our intrepid IMP Manager is adept at handling all manner of nursery pests with minimum chemical controls. Shailesh earned a BSc. in Agriculture, specializing in horticulture and plant pathology, and his skill at managing the greenhouses has enabled NATS to produce superior products. Shailesh enjoys working with the…

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Rod Nataros – Principal (Email Rod) Rod founded NATS in 1988 and has carefully assembled a top-notch employee team. He is committed to improving the world in which we live through the use of native plants to restore habitat corridors.  NATS’ mandate is to work towards sustainability in our daily operations.

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Michael Campbell – Container and Permaloc Sales (Email Michael) Michael joined the NATS team in 2007 and brought with him his passion for native plants and edible landscaping. He has a B.A. in Archaeology from SFU and an honors Diploma in Business from BCIT and has previously managed Garden Works Ocean Park, West Coast Seeds…

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Jennifer – Starter Plant Sales Manager (Email Jennifer) Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, for which she completed a thesis study on Restoration of Native Camassia quamash in Garry Oak Meadows: A look at the effects of herbivory and competition. She has been on staff at NATS Nursery since 2016, spending 2.5 years as…

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Ron Jacobson – Business Development Manager (Email Ron) Ron joined NATS in the spring of 2014 after spending the previous 10 years as Marketing Manager for Pelton Reforestation and PRT Growing Services Ltd., the largest grower of container seedlings for reforestation in North America.  With over 30 years of marketing, sales and new business development experience, Ron is helping NATS grow it’s…

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