Non-ELA Events


Events to Note (listings indicate local time unless otherwise noted)


October 17 – The Future of Landscape Maintenance; Maplewood, NJ; 9:00am-1:30pm.

October 18 – Green Stormwater Infrastructure Workshop; Bridgeport,CT; 9:00am-3:00pm.

October 19 ELA Webinar→Landscape Options – Focusing on Great Underused Plants; 7:00-8:00pm EDT.

October 19 – Native Plants and Pollinators Conference; Storrs, CT; 8:00am-3:00pm.

October 19 – Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day; Kingston, RI; 8:00am-4:00pm.

October 20-21 – Building with Stone; Plainville, MA.

October 20-22 – Northern Woodlands Conference; Fairlee, VT.

October 21 – Developing a Comprehensive Integrated Pest Management Plan; Whately, MA; 10:00am-12:00pm.

October 24 ELA Event→Designing a Garden for All Seasons: Autumn Edition; Framingham, MA; 10:00am-12:00pm.

October 25-27 – Partnerships for Protecting Plants and Habitats; Natick, MA.

October 26-28 – Land Trust Alliance Rally; Denver, CO.

October 28 – MACC Fall Conference; Sturbridge, MA; 8:00am-4:15pm.


November 1 ELA Event→Season’s End Summit: The Plant Pollinator Partnership; Brookline Village, MA; 8:00am-4:30pm.

November 2-4 – Building Community Trails: A Path to Vibrant Communities; Leominster, MA.

November 3 – Turning a New Leaf Conference; Herndon, VA; 8:00am-5:00pm.

November7-10 – NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care; Unity ME.

November 8 ELA Webinar→What’s Cookin’ in the Soil Kitchen? Understanding Engineered Soils; 12:30-1:30pmEDT.

November 8-9 – Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Conference 2017; Baltimore, MD.

November 10 – Game of Logging Level 3 – Storm Damage Removal; Williamsburg, MA.

November 13 ELA Webinar→Groundcovers – Ecological Solutions in Place of Mulch; 4:00-5:00pm EDT.

November 14 ELA Event→The Evolving Role of Urban Landscapes; Winterthur, DE; 8:00am-4:30pm.

November 14 – MEES Listening Session South Coast; New Bedford, MA; 5:00-7:00pm.

November 17 – “Flora for Fauna”, a Long Island Native Plant Initiative Symposium; Farmingdale State College, NY.

November 17-19 – Climate Reckoning: Paths to an Earth Restored; Cambridge, MA.

November 29-December 1 – New England Grows; Boston, MA.

November 30 ELA Event→New York Ecological Landscape Conference; Brooklyn, NY; 9:00am-4:30pm.

November 30-December 2 – RootSkills Training; Manchester, NH.


December 2 ELA Event→Seasonal Inspiration for The Winter Garden; Framingham, MA; 1:00-2:30pm.

December 9 ELA Event→Meadows 1 2 3; Framingham, MA; 10:00am-4:00pm.

December 12 ELA Webinar→Invasive Plant Control Without Chemicals; 4:00-5:00pm EST.

December 15 ELA Webinar→The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend – Using Biological Products to Fight Diseases and Pests; 12:30-1:30pm EST.


January 8-February 16 – UMass Winter School for Turf Managers; Amherst, MA.

March 7&8 ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace→Sustaining the Living LandscapeAmherst, MA.

April 2-20 – Training, Facilitation, and Consulting Certificate; Chesterfield, NH.


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