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ELA Hosts Ecological Dialog on LinkedIn

Whether you are located in the area of ELA’s upcoming events or in some distant landscape, you are invited to participate in ELA collaborations and discussions by joining the Ecological Landscape Alliance discussion group on LinkedIn. The ELA discussion group is open to both ELA members and non-members from around the world. Today the discussion […]

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Checking In: ELA Lays Plans for 2014-15

Annual Meeting 2014 ELA held its annual meeting on July 15, 2014 at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA to review ongoing initiatives and chart new collaborations. Each year ELA meets to review its fiscal status and renew its commitment to promoting land care based on an understanding of and respect for natural ecosystems. […]

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Connect with ELA at a Members’ Reception Near You

You asked for more opportunities to gather and talk with other ELA members about projects and strategies, and ELA listened. This summer ELA introduces Members’ Receptions. Our inaugural event takes place at 6:30pm on June 24th in northeastern Massachusetts at the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover. (more…)

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An Environmental Vision

MA Horticultural Society Wins 2014 Environmental Vision Award The Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s exhibit “Eden on the Charles” at this year’s Boston Flower & Garden Show (March 12-16, 2014) received the Ecological Landscape Alliance Environmental Vision Award. “Eden on the Charles” illustrated the show theme, “Romance in the Garden,” with a design that highlighted two love […]

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A Lesson on Connections: “Enhancing Ecosystem Dynamics for Trees” with Michael Phillips

by Emma Vautour As a student of ecology and an aspiring ecological landscaper, it was a privilege to attend the 2014 ELA conference and learn from many of the leading figures in the field. The conference rooms seemed to reverberate with the buzz of so many excited earth-enthusiasts, communally appreciating what fascinates them most. The […]

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Share Your Project in ELA’s Ecological Landscaping Video

Discover Ecological Landscaping is a concise introduction to the concepts and practices at the root  landscapes managed with an eye to long-term health and sustainability. Originally published in 2005, ELA’s introductory guide was first available as a printed booklet, and more recently as a pdf for self-printing from the ELA website. (Click here to access.) […]

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An Environmental Vision

Native ferns, shrubs, and perennials line a brook gurgling from a shady grotto. Chartreuse containers overflow with leafy lettuce grown from seed. A single sculpture embodies the title of “From Maiden to Mother.” These were just a few of the features of the exhibit that won ELA’s 2013 Environmental Vision Award at the Boston Flower […]

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