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


January 16-February 6 – Botany for Gardeners; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 10:00am-12:00pm.

January 16-17 – The Culture-Ecology Bond: Perspectives for Landscape Designers; New London, CT.

January 18 – Edible Native Plants for Every Garden; Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE; 11:00am-2:15pm.

January 20 ELA Webinar→Reliable Hydrangea Blooms? Choose Natives; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

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. Trailer available here.

January 28 – Plant-o-Rama; Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY; 8:45am-4:00pm.

January 28 – Farming for Biodiversity: Designing Pollination Systems to Sustain Native Wildlife (webinar); 7:00-8:00pm ET.


February 1 – With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Intensive (application opens); Portland, OR. Event runs April 25-27, 2020.

February 5 – Nature’s Best Hope; Cambridge, MA; 7:00-8:30pm.

February 6 ELA Symposium→Urban Tree Symposium: The Future of the Urban Forest; Boylston, MA; 8:30am-4:30pm.

February 6 – Open Space Residential Development Workshop; Harvard, MA; 4:00-9:00pm.

February 10 ELA Webinar→Conservation, Education, and Community Building through Prairie Restoration; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

February 12 – Seasonal Variation in Activity and Abundance of Human-biting Ticks (webinar); 12:00-1:00pm.

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 25-26 – Green Industry Job Fair; Marlborough, MA.

February 26 – Pollinators in Our Landscapes; Milford, MA; 9:00am-3:30pm.

February 28 ELA Class→Cultivating Your Plant Communities; Framingham, MA; 1:00-4:00pm.

February 29 – Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference; Denver, CO; 9:00am-5:00pm.


March 3 – Prairie Preview XXXVII; Iowa City, IA; 6:30-9:00pm.

March 4 – Climate Change, Conservation, and the Role of Native Plant Horticulture; Cambridge, MA; 7:00-8:30pm.

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 8 – NOFA/RI Winter Conference; Bristol, RI.

March 10 – Community Tree Conference – Challenges and Opportunities for 2020: What’s New in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry; Amherst, MA; 8:45am-3:30pm.

March 10 – Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart seminar in Japanese garden arts, Level 1 (application opens); Portland, OR. Event runs August 24-30, 2020.

March 13-14 – Ithaca Native Landscape Symposium – Vision 2020: Bringing the Future into Focus; Ithaca, NY.

March 16-20 ELA Class→NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program; Round Lake, NY.

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

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

March 30-April 3 ELA Class→NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program; Gardiner, ME.


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

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


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


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