Affiliate Organization Events


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


August 20 ELA Event→Advanced Design Workshop with Roy Diblik; Valhalla, NY; 8:00am-5:00pm.

August 22 ELA Event→Advanced Design Workshop with Roy Diblik; Wilmington, DE; 8:00am-5:00pm.

August 24 – Rhode Island Native Plant Society Native Plant Sale; Cranston, RI; 9:00am-noon.

August 29 – Can We Vaccinate Trees to Protect Against Diseases? (webinar); 12:00-1:00pm ET.

August 30 – Soil-Water Relationships & How They Relate to Irrigation (webinar); 2:00-3:00pm.


September 5-6 – New Directions in the American Landscape; North Cape May, NJ.

September 7 – In Celebration of Trees with Dr. Michael Dirr; Amherst, MA; 9:00am-4:00pm.

September 7&11- Asters, Goldenrods & Friends; Middlesex Fells Reservation, MA; 10:00am-12:15pm.

September 11 ELA Webinar→The Chickadee’s Guide to Gardening: Why Native Plants Matter to Songbirds and the Food They Eat; 7:00-8:00pm ET.

September 14 – Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Disease Workshop; Amherst, MA; 9:00am-3:30pm.

September 20 – The Historical Flora of New York City: Implications for Conservation Action; Bronx, NY; 10:00am-1:00pm.

September 23 ELA Workshop→Reconnecting with Trees: A Path to Improved Health and Well-being; Boothbay, ME; 8:30am-3:30pm.

September 24 ELA Tour→Effective Invasive Plant Management: Chemical Free and So Darn Cute; Belmont, MA; 1:00-3:00pm.

September 25 ELA Tour→Asters and Goldenrods – Start to Finish; 10:00am-12:00pm; Wales, MA.

September 26 ELA Webinar→The Art of Integrating Rainwater; 12:00-1:00pm ET.

September 28 – Life in a Meadow for Children; West Stockbridge, MA; 12:00-12:45pm.


October 3 ELA Tour→Brooklyn Bridge Park – Urban Oasis for Visitors in an Ecological Package; 4:00-6:00pm.

October 9 – 2019 Tick Updates from the UMass Laboratory (webinar); 12:00-1:00pm EDT.

October 10-13 – Fundamentals of Horticultural Therapy; Boothbay, ME. Enrollment deadline Sept. 10.

October 11 ELA Webinar→Regional Effort on Invasive Species and Climate Change (RISCC) Management (webinar); 12:30-1:30pm.

October 15 ELA Webinar→Creating Beautiful Gardens While Rewilding the Landscape; 12:30-1:30pm.

October 23 ELA Webinar→Plants with True Grit; 12:30-1:30pm.

October 26 – Collecting and Sowing Native Seed; Waltham, MA; 1030am-1:30pm.

October 29 ELA Webinar→Climate Change and Its Effects on Trees and Their Relationship to Insects; 12:30-1:30pm.

October 31-November 2 – 2019 MassTrails Conference; Leominster, MA.


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.

November 14 ELA Conference→The Plant Pollinator Partnership; Wilmington, DE; 8:30am-4:00pm.

November 19-29 – Conservation Conference 2010; Baltimore, MD.


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.


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