Non-ELA Events


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


January 18 ELA Screening→Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home; Framingham, MA; 2:00-3:30pm.

January 19-20 – Analyzing the Wild, Designing the Garden; Blue Bell, PA.

January 20 – Pine Barrens Regional Conservation Forum; West Barnstable, MA; 8:00am-4:00pm.

January 20-22 – NOFA-NY Winter Conference – Long Live the Farmer: Diversity & Biodiversity; Saratoga Springs, NY.

January 21 ELA Screening→Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home; Framingham, MA; 4:00-5:30pm.

January 22 – Botany Blast: Seeing Climate Change in Your Backyard; Boston, MA; 2:30-3:30pm.

January 24 – Preparing for Climate Change; Cambridge, MA; 9:00am-4:00pm.

January 24-25 – Building Profits for Life; Milford, MA.

January 25 – Forest Adaptation Planning & Practices; Cambridge, MA; 9:00am-4:00pm.

January 25 – The Perfect Storm – webinar; 1:00-2:30pm EST.

January 25-26 – CNLA Winter Symposium & Expo; Plantsville, CT.

January 26 – The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer; NYC, NY; 10:00-11:30am.

January 28 – Pruning in Winter; Boston, MA; 9:00am-12:00pm.

January 28-29 – NOFA-NJ Winter Conference: Food & Farming in the Garden State; New Brunswick, NJ.

January 31 ELA Collaboration→Landscape Heroes: Carbon, Water, and Biodiversity; Amherst, MA; 8:00am-5:00pm.


February 1 ELA Webinar→The Insider’s Guide to Assessing SITES Viability (rescheduled); 1:00-2:00pm EDT.

February 1 – Nurturing the Liberated Landscape; Cambridge, MA; 7:00 – 8:30pm.

February 2 – The Characteristics, Impacts, and Costs of Invasive Insects; Amherst, MA; 9:00am.

February 7 – Green Industry Career Fair; Sturbridge, MA; 8:00am-12:00pm.

February 11 – EcoLandscape California Conference and Trade Show; Stockton, CA; 8:00am-5:15pm.

February 16 – Invasive Forest and Agricultural Insects in Massachusetts; Amherst, MA; 9:00am.

February 16 ELA Event→Designing Gardens for Small Spaces; Framingham, MA; 8:30am-12:00pm.

February 18-20 – NOFA-VT Winter Conference; Burlington, VT.

February 21 – Principles and Fundamentals of Weed Science; Milford, MA; 9:00am-2:30pm.

February 22 – Nature’s Temples: Complex Old Growth Forests; Boston, MA; 7:00-8:30pm.

February 23 – The New Perennial Movement at Hermannshof Gardens; NYC, NY; 10:00-11:30am.

February 24 – SNEC Winter Conference – save the date; Berlin, CT.

February 25 ELA Event→Design with Water in Mind; Framingham, MA; 9:00am-12:00pm.

February 25 – Pruning Shrubs; Boston, MA; 10:00am-12:00pm.


March 1 – The Art and Science of Growing Native Plants from Seed: Why, When, and How; Cambridge, MA; 7:00 – 8:30pm.

March 2 – Management of Invasive Forest and Landscape Insect Pests; Hadley, MA; 9:00am-2:30pm.

March 5 – NOFA/RI Winter Conference; Warren, RI; 8:30am-4:30pm.

March 7 – Community Tree Conference; Amherst, MA; 8:00am-3:30pm.

March 8-9 ELA Conference→Sustaining the Living Landscape; Amherst, MA.

March 16 – State Regulations Pertaining to Invasive Plant Management; Milford, MA; 9:00am-3:30pm.

March 21 – Designing Plant Communities: The Art and Science of Successful Native Planting; Bronx, NY; 1:00-3:00pm.

March 21 ELA Webinar→Designing with Plant Communities in Mind; 12:30-1:30pm EST.

March 29-30 – Veteran Tree Care Workshop; Brooklyn Botanic Garden/Green-Wood, Brooklyn, NY; 9:00am-4:00pm.

March 30 – Sustainable Landscapes Management; Wareham, MA; 9:00am-3:30pm.

March 30 – Gardening at Greater Dixter; NYC; NY; 10:00-11:30am.


April 5 – How Native Plant Cultivars Affect Pollinators; Cambridge, MA; 7:00 – 8:30pm.

April 21-23 – 17th Northeast Natural History Conference; Cromwell, CT.


May 3 – The Challenge of a Public Native Plant Garden: Maintenance, Interpretation, and Compromise; Cambridge, MA; 7:00 – 8:30pm.


June 15 ELA Eco-tour→YardScaping Ecological Demonstration Gardens; Portland, ME; 4:00-6:00pm.


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