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CitiesAlive Conference: Rising to the Stormwater Challenge

Join green roof and wall industry leaders this November in North America’s foremost city for green roof policy and implementation – Washington, DC – for the CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference.

CitiesAlive will focus on stormwater management with technical sessions on policy, research, emerging technologies and design. Explore the science behind green roof and wall performance and learn how these technologies are enabling designers to meet municipal stormwater management requirements.

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Reforesting your Neighborhood Workshop

Reforesting Your Neighborhood
Learn to create residential wooded ecosystems using the sustainable landscaping principles of woodland gardening

January 16th 2016 in Westminster, MD

Sara Tangran and Lyle Almond, both UME educators are teaching various sessions.

Maryland was once covered by Eastern Deciduous Forest, one of the most biologically diverse biomes. As permanent clear-cuts were carved out of it. Our society grew and prospered and our region has experienced what is called habitat fragmentation.

This has caused the dwindling, even extinction, of important plants and animals. Worse, we as a society have lost touch with what it means to live in a forest. We’ve even lost the memory that there was once a forest here.

Today the vast majority of Maryland’s woodland owners have fewer than ten acres. No matter the size of our lot, be it in town or the country, we are the stewards upon whom the future of our children, forests and clean water depends.

See more at: extension.umd.edu

Ecological Synergies: Understanding Performance-Based, Resilient Landscapes

Join Join Ecological Landscape Alliance at Longwood Gardens or a unique and in-depth look at plants on Nov 20th.

During interactive sessions, you’ll consider the ecological role and specific natural requirements of plants in particular landscapes, the part plants can play in remediating contaminated sites, and the role of morphology in determining plant performance. Presentations by Tom Brightman, Kate Kennen and Dr. Noel Kingsbury.

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“Chesapeake Gardening & Landscaping” Available Now

Order from Adkins Arboretum Online Store.

Blue Water Baltimore Lectures on Native Plants this Spring