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ELA Webinar Series
“A Focus on Sustainability”

This webinar series is geared to landscape professionals, gardeners, and anyone who stewards the land. The series is presented through collaboration of the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council (CCLC), and Rescape California, and the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative. Known regionally for their quality education programs, these organizations are working cooperatively to share knowledge and encourage conversations with landscape professionals and gardeners from around the country and the globe.

Interactive webinars are taught by experts from across the country and cover a wide range topics relevant to sustainable landscapes. Additional webinars are being scheduled so please check back often for an updated list of offerings.

Season 7 – 2019-2020

  • 9/11/19 at 7:00pm EST
    The Chickadee’s Guide to Gardening: Why Native Plants Matter to Songbirds and the Food They Eat
    Presented by Desiree Narango
  • 9/26/19 at 12:00pm EST
    The Art of Integrating Rainwater – A Case Study 
    Presented by Steven Torgerson
  • 10/11/19 at 12:30 EST
    Regional Effort on Invasive Species and Climate Change (RISCC) Management 
    Presented by Bethany Bradley
  • 10/15/19 at 12:30pm EST
    Creating Beautiful Gardens While Rewilding the Landscape 
    Presented by Donald Pell
  • 10/23/19 at 12:30pm EST
    Plants with True Grit   
    Presented by Amy Nyman
  • 10/29/19 at 12:30pm EST
    Climate Change and Its Effects on Trees and Their Relationship to Insects  
    Presented by Dr. Daniel Herms
  • 11/11/19 at 2:00pm EST
    Reliable Hydrangea Blooms? Choose Natives      
    Presented by Andi Ross
  • 12/3/19 at 12:30pm EST
    Bell’s Woodland: Creating a Native Garden from Disturbed Woodland at Chanticleer 
    Presented by Przemek Walczak
  • 12/10/19 12:00pm EST
    The Wet and Wild World of Constructed Wetlands  
    Presented by Brian Kuchar, Jennifer Relstab & Michelle West
  • 1/15/20 at 12:30pm EST
    Reconnecting Water, Soils, and Vegetation: Green Infrastructure in the Urban Environment   
    Presented by Michele Adams and Julie Snell
  • 1/23/20 at 12:30pm EST
    The Role of Landscape in Our Global Environmental Crisis  
    Presented by Bryan Quinn
  • 3/23/20 at 12:30pm EST
    Protecting Pollinators    
    Presented by Jodi Helmer

Past Season Webinars

Recorded webinars from A Focus on SustainabilitySeason 1 through 6 are free for ELA Members on the ELA website Member Page.

Not an ELA Member – click here to join ELA and gain access to our free webinar library.

Member  access archived webinars:

Go the ELA website and click on the Member Login in the upper right-hand corner. Enter the email address you used for your ELA membership. Enter your password (you can change your password at any time). Once logged into your ELA member account, the archived webinars are displayed on the Member Page.

Recorded webinars from the current season are available for viewing soon after the original presentation date.

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