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Native Plants Resource

by Maureen Sundberg A few months ago, ELA posed the question “What’s your favorite source for native plants?” A lively discussion on LinkedIn generated a list of favorite sources for native plants throughout the country – from Octopus Agave (Agave vilmoriniana) in Arizona to cut-leaved coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) in Michigan to Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii)…

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ELA Season’s End Summit: A Sold Out Success!

by Risa Edelstein The energy and enthusiasm at last week’s Summit was inspiring. Held in an intimate setting at Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, an old-style mansion in the Boston area, ELA’s first annual Summit was a full day of networking and learning opportunities and embodied the spirit of ELA’s mission. The Summit began with a morning…

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Gleanings…

Urban and Suburban Meadows Author Interviewed for Today Show Catherine Zimmerman, author of Urban and Suburban Meadows featured in ELA’s July newsletter, will be a guest on the NBC Today Show on September 13. Catherine will be the focus of Jane Pauley’s “Your Life Calling” series. The series profiles Americans 50 years or older, who…

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Monthly Roundup – July 2010

New England Grassroots Environment Fund The mission of the New England Grassroots Environment Fund is “to energize and nurture long-term civic engagement in local initiatives that create and maintain healthy, just, safe, and environmentally sustainable communities.” Grants range from $500 – $2,500. Application deadline is Sept. 15. Link to full grant announcement Patagonia Offers Support…

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Monthly Roundup – June 2010

Grant Applications Invited for Invasive Plant Control — National Fish and Wildlife Foundation The Pulling Together Initiative seeks proposals that will help control invasive plant species, mostly through the work of public/private partnerships such as Cooperative Weed Management Areas. Pre-proposal deadline is June 30. Read the request for proposals… Native Plant Conservation Initiative The National…

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Monthly Roundup – May 2010

Conservation Fund Accepting Entries for Kodak American Greenways Program Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 will be awarded to land trusts, local governments, and other organizations working to create or improve a greenway, trail, or waterway in the United States. For 2010, the program anticipates awarding up to 50 percent of the grants to greenways…

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