Events to Note (listings indicate local time unless otherwise noted)
October 17 – The Impacts and Costs of Invasive Insects; Sturbridge, MA; 9:00am-2:30pm.
October 18-20 – Bioneers: Seeding the Field, Growing Transformative Solutions; San Rafael, CA.
October 19 – MACC Fall Conference; Devens, MA; 8:00am-4:15pm.
October 19 – Conway School Information Session; Northampton, MA; 10:00am-1:00pm.
October 20 – Going Native: How to Transition Your Garden; Waltham, MA: 1:00-4:00pm.
October 21-24 – Northeast Organic Farming Association Organic Land Care Program; Portland, ME.
October 22 – Resilient Landscapes: Redefining the Design/Build/Maintain Paradigm; Oak Brook, IL; 7:30am-6:00pm.
October 23 ELA Webinar→Plants with True Grit; 12:30-1:30pm.
October 23-25 – With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive; Portland, OR.
October 25-November 1, 2019 – Managing Invasive Plants; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-2:30pm.
October 26 – Reseeding the City; Providence, RI; 9:30am-4:45pm.
October 26 – Collecting and Sowing Native Seed; Waltham, MA; 10:30am-1:30pm.
October 29 ELA Webinar→Climate Change and Its Effects on Trees and Their Relationship to Insects; 12:30-1:30pm.
October 29-30 – Grey to Green DC Metro; Silver Springs, MD.
October 31 – Invasive Forest and Agricultural Insects of Massachusetts: Present and Future; Sturbridge, MA; 9:00am-2:30pm.
October 31-November 2 – 2019 MassTrails Conference; Leominster, MA.
November 1 ELA Class→Navigating Public Design; Framingham, MA; 10:30am-2:30pm.
November 3 – Organic Land Care Seminar; South Kingstown, RI; 10:00am-2:00pm.
November 7 ELA Conference→Season’s End Summit: Taking Landscapes to the Next Level; North Grafton, MA; 8:30am-4:30pm.
November 11 ELA Webinar→Reliable Hydrangea Blooms? Choose Natives; 2:00-3:00pm ET.
November 14 ELA Conference→The Plant Pollinator Partnership; Wilmington, DE; 8:30am-4:00pm.
November 14 – Management of Invasive Forest and Agricultural Insects of Massachusetts; Sturbridge, MA; 9:00am-2:30pm.
November 15 ELA Class→Plant Adaptations; Framingham, MA; 12:00-2:00pm.
November 16 ELA Class→Slow Gardening; Framingham, MA; 1:00-3:00pm.
November 19-29 – Conservation Conference 2010; Baltimore, MD.
November 21 – UMass Extension’s Fall Wrap-Up; Sturbridge, MA; 8:30am-3:30pm.
November 23 CACIWC Environmental Conference; 8:00am-3:30pm.
December 3 ELA Webinar→Bell’s Woodland – Creating a Native Garden from Disturbed Woodland at Chanticleer; 12:30-1:30pm.
December 6 ELA Conference→2019 Ecological Plant Conference; Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, NY; 8:30am-4:00pm.
December 10 ELA Webinar→The Wet and Wild World of Constructed Wetlands; 12:00-1:00pm ET.
January 6-February 14 – UMass Winter School for Turf Managers; Amherst, MA; times vary.
January 15 ELA Webinar→Reconnecting Water, Soils, and Vegetation: Green Infrastructure in the Environment; 12:30-1:30pm ET.
January 16-February 6 – Botany for Gardeners; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-12:00pm.
January 23 ELA Webinar→The Role of Landscape in Our Global Environmental Crisis; 12:30-1:30pm ET.
January 23 – Wild & Scenic Film Festival with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; several locations and times.
February 6 ELA Symposium→Urban Tree Symposium: The Future of the Urban Forest; Boylston, MA; 8:30am-4:30pm.
February 10 ELA Webinar→Conservation, Education, and Community Building through Prairie Restoration; 12:00-1:00pm ET.
February 12-March 18 – Ecological Landscape Design; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 1:00pm-4:00pm.
February 22 ELA Class→Seeing Is Believing – A Visual Garden Design Workshop; Framingham, MA 10:30am-3:00pm.
February 24-28 ELA Class→NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program; Boylston, MA.
February 28 ELA Class→Cultivating Your Plant Communities; Framingham, MA; 1:00-4:00pm.
March 4-5 ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace; UMass Amherst, MA.
March 6-27 – Enhancing Life in the Soil; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-2:30pm.
March 23 – ELA Webinar→Protecting Pollinators; 12:30-1:30pm ET.
April 8-May 13 – Native Plants of Spring; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-12:00pm.
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