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


March 16 – Choosing Mineral and Biological Amendments; 7:00-8:30pm ET.

March 16 – Tree Identification for Beginners; 7:00-8:00pm ET.

March 17 – The Pollinator Garden; 7:00-8:30pm ET.

March 18 – Indigenous Fisheries Science; 11:00-12:00pm ET.

March 18 – Foundational Factors for Sustainable Turf; 4:00-5:00pm ET.

March 19 – Native Meadows: Let’s Get Real; 1:00-2:30pm ET.

March 19 – The Future of the Past; 1:00-1:30pm ET.

March 19-20 – Land Conservation Conference: Building a Stronger Land Movement through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; online both days.

March 19-21 – Plant Natives 2021 – Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones; early discounts before March 10.

March 20 – Gardening Symposium; 9:00am-3:15pm.

March 20 – MA Bee Annual Spring Conference; 8:00am-12:00pm ET.

March 23 – Close Encounters with Nature: Native Design in the Residential Landscape; 1:00-2:30pm ET.

March 23 – Building Soil in the Garden; 7:00-8:30pm ET.

March 24-25 – Spring Kickoff for Landscapers; 8:30am-12:00pm ET.

March 25 – Pharmaceuticals in Our Rivers and Streams; 7:00-8:00pm ET.

March 25 – Ecological Seed Restoration for Pollinator Health; 7:00pm-8:30pm ET.

March 27- Tower Hill Spring Family Hikes; 1:30-3:00pm ET.

March 29 ELA Class→Expanding Your Business with Green Infrastructure: Five Tools to Incorporate this Season; 12:00-2:30pm ET.

March 30 – Perennial Gardens and Edible Hedges; 7:00pm-8:30pm ET.

March 31 ELA Webinar→Foliage & Focal Points: Ideas for Budgets and Gardens of All Sizes; 12:00-1:00pm ET.


April 1 – Establishing Trees in the Urban Landscape; 4:00-5:00pm ET.

April 1&8 ELA Class→Navigating Public Design, Part 1; 1:00-3:00pm ET.

April 6 – Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants; 7:00-8:30pm ET.

April 7 ELA Webinar→Proper Planting Practices: Are We Landscaping in a Deficit Model? 12:00-1:00pm ET.

April 9 – Native Plants and the Future of Public Spaces; 1:00-4:00pm ET.

April 9-11 & 13 – Virtual Screening of Hometown Habitat; email Victoria at to receive link.

April 13 – Happy Healthy Chickens; 7:00-8:30pm ET.

April 14 ELA Webinar→Maximizing Space in the Garden: Creating More of a Good Thing; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

April 15, 19, 22 ELA Class→Cultivating Your Plant Communities; times vary.

April 27, May 4 ELA Class→Eco-Restorative Garden Design; 2:00-4:00pm ET.

April 30-May 3 – City Nature Challenge: Park By Park Competition; register by February 5.


May 2,16,23 – Solving Complex Site Grading Problems; 3:00-5:00pm ET.

May 5 ELA Webinar→Beauty and Biodiversity at Cornell’s Mundy Wildflower Garden; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

May 12 ELA Webinar→The Journey of Edible Landscapes; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

May 26 – Cultivating Wildlife Conservation with Native Plants; 7:00-8:30pm ET.


June 12 ELA Class→Deer-Tolerant Landscapes; 1:00-3:00pm ET.


August 14 ELA Class→Shade Gardens: Embracing the Dark Side; 1:00-4:00pm ET.

August 19&26 ELA Class→Navigating Public Design, Part 2; 1:00-3:00pm ET.


September 15,19,22 ELA Class→Cultivating Your Plant Communities; times vary.


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Speakers were very good, but meeting landscapers at the talks & in the lobby was best.

Cathy B.