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

March 19 cancelled – State Regulations Pertaining to Invasive Plant Management; Westford, MA; 9:00am-3:00pm.

March 19 – Biochar: What Is It? – webinar; 11:00am-noon ET.

March 21 ELA Webinar Class→A Holistic Guide for the Modern Land Steward – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-2:30pm ET.

March 21 – Bare Trees and Naked Shrubs; Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary, Wales, MA; 1:30-3:00pm.

March 23 – ELA Webinar→Protecting Pollinators; 12:30-1:30pm ET.

March 26 cancelled – Spring Kickoff for Landscapers: UMass Extensions Landscape Education Day; 9:00am-3:15pm.

March 27 – With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive – registration deadline. Event takes place April 25-27; Portland, OR; 9:00am-5:00pm.

March 27-28 – Cultivating Connected Communities Spring Symposium; Madison, WI.

March 28 cancelled – The Climate’s Future Is in Our Lands – 2020 Land Conservation Conference; Worcester, MA; 8:00am-4:00pm.

March 28 – Home Orchard Establishment & Basics; Harvard, MA; 10:00am-noon.

March 30-April 3 ELA Webinar Class→NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program; Gardiner, ME. Postponed until November 9-13.


April 1 – Designing with Plant Communities; Cambridge, MA; 7:00-8:30pm. Rescheduled for October 21.

April 1 – The Invasive Plant Issue and Invasive Plant Identification – conducted as a live webinar; 9:00am-2:00pm.

April 1 – Nutrient Best Management Practices for Lawns – webinar; 8:00-11:00am ET. Contact Patty Gambarini at Pioneer Valley Planning Commission for information:

April 1,8,15,22 Postponed – Resilient Landscapes in Built Environments: Plants and Practice; Boothbay, ME; 9:00am-4:30pm.

April 2 ELA Webinar Class→Navigating Public Design Part 2 – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-2:30pm ET.

April 2 – Natural and Stormwater Wetlands: What Landscape Practitioners Need To Know; Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME; 9:30am-4:00pm.

April 8-May 13 Cancelled – Native Plants of Spring; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-12:00pm.

April 18 – Native Pollinator Conservation & Biology – A Classroom Workshop; Amherst, MA; 10:00am-noon.

April 18 ELA Webinar Class→Tips and Techniques for Healthy Seedling Starts – conducted as a live webinar;  10:00am-1:00pm.

April 29 – Secrets of Becoming Wildly Successful: How to Elevate Your Company to the Next Level (webinar); 2:00-3:00pm ET.

April 30 ELA Webinar Class→Building the Green Industry; – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-1:30pm.


May 6 – Native Bees: Our Pollination Powerhouses; Cambridge, MA; 7:00-8:30pm. Rescheduled for September 23.

May 15 ELA Webinar Class→Eco-restorative Garden Design – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-2:30pm ET.

May 19 ELA Webinar Class→Native Plant Design for Human Health – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-2:30pm ET.

May 19 ELA Webinar Class→Our Future with Water: Stormwater Management Strategies – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-1:30pm ET.

May 19 ELA Webinar Class→Landscape Design for Changing Site Conditions – conducted as a live webinar; 10:30am-4:00pm ET.

May 30 – 2nd Annual Native Plant Social with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; Annapolis, MD; 9:00am-1:00pm.


June 13 ELA Eco-Tour→Celebrating the Natives Garden Tours; throughout Massachusetts; 12:00-4:00pm.

June 13 – Digging into Soil Ecology; Waltham, MA; 10:30am-2:30pm.

June 13-14 – Two-Day Introductory Dry Stone Wall Workshop; Minneapolis, MN.

June 23 ELA Eco-Tour→Private Gardens in Rye, NY; 4:00-6:00pm.


Outdoors This Weekis a weekly listing of outdoor-oriented activities west of Boston sponsored by a variety of local organizations and posted by the Sudbury Valley Trustees.……………………………………………………………..



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