Non-ELA Events


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


August 23&26 – Natural Community Survey Techniques; Framingham, MA.

August 27-September 1 – 7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration; Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.

August 28-31 – Adobe InDesign for Design Professionals: An Intensive Introduction; Easthampton, MA; 9:30am-5:00pm.

August 29 – Why Are Some Plants Rare? Webinar; 6:30-7:30pm EDT.

August 30, September 2&13 ELA Event→Native Woody Plant Materials; Framingham, MA.


September 5,12,19&26 – Vermont Tree Stewards Course; Waterbury, VT.

September 8 – Northeast Region Perennial Plant Association Symposium; Wellesley, MA; 9:00am-4:30pm.

September 9 – Getting to Know Your Neighbors: A Field Walk through Native Plant Communities in Waltham; Waltham, MA; 10:00am-12:15pm.

September 12 ELA Webinar→Kill Your Lawn and Opt for More Biodiversity; 12:30-1:30pm EDT.

September 13 ELA Eco-tour→North Creek Nurseries Test and Trial Gardens; Landenberg, PA; 10:00am-12:30pm.

September 13 – MEES Listening Session Central Region; Uxbridge, MA; 6:00-8:00pm.

September 14 – MLP Business Seminar & Workshops; Boylston, MA; 8:30am-3:30pm.

September 14-October 12 – Landscaping and Planting Design with Warren Leach; Wellesley, MA.

September 15-17 – Mother Earth News Fair; Seven Springs, PA.

September 21 – The Foundation for Our Landscapes: Understanding Site Analysis and Soil; Waltham, MA; 1:00pm.

September 21 ELA Eco-tour→Celebrating Meadow and Coastal Habitats at Connecticut College Arboertum; New London, CT; 10:00am-12:00pm.

September 23 – Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Disease Workshop; Amherst, MA; 9:00am-3:30pm.

September 23 – Woods and Trails: A Pathway Forward; Sheffield, MA; 9:30am-4:00pm. (PDF)

September 25 ELA Webinar→The Liberated Landscape – Letting Nature Do the Work; 4:00-5:00pm EDT.

September 26 – MEES Listening Session Cape & Islands; Brewster, MA; 5:00-7:00pm.

September 27- Plant Combinations for Beneficial Home Landscapes; Boston, MA; 4:00-6:00pm.

September 30 – Working Landscapes: Foresters for the Birds Workshop; Hanson, MA; 8:30am-1:00pm.


October 2 – Stream Continuity Workshop; Norton, MA; 4:00-6:00pm.

October 4 – Plant Communities of Eastern Massachusetts: Vital Context for Landscape Design; Waltham, MA; 1:00pm.

October 5 – Massachusetts Green Careers Conference; Westborough, MA.

October 9 ELA Webinar→Artful Rainwater Design – Stormwater Designs that Enhance Aesthetics; 12:30-1:30pm EDT.

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 24 ELA Eco-tour→Two Narrow River Restorations; Narragansett, RI; 10:30am-12:30pm.

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


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

November 3-4 – Building Community Trails: A Path to Vibrant Communities; Leominster, MA.

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

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


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.


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