Ever have difficulty finding native plants near you? We’re compiling a list of native plant sales throughout the Chesapeake region in 2016. Check back often for updates and send us a message if you know of a sale that should be on this list!
Typically landscape designers first determine their overall design direction, and then zoom in to design the details. But in an ecology-based approach, a site’s intricate environmental characteristics can and should influence big picture decisions. This two-day conference will explore crucial aspects of the native design process, beginning at the scale of individual species, and gradually zooming out to include plant community design, ecological master planning, and methods for creating sophisticated ecological designs within the context of current as well as emerging landscape practices.
Come out to Bear Branch Nature Center’s 9th Annual Monarch Madness. The festival will be held on Sunday, September 13 and will celebrate the amazing annual migration of Monarch butterflies to and from Mexico! CCLC will table at the festival, so be sure to stop by and chat!
Pollinators make the world go round, from honeybees to butterflies to birds and more!Celebrate National Pollinator… Posted by Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council on Thursday, June 18, 2015 In addition to pollinating more than 1200 crops(or 1 in every 3 bites of food you eat), "pollinators support healthy… Posted by Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council on Wednesday, June…
Beautiful pictures of flowering spring native plants (mostly shade perennials), like wood poppy, trillium, woodland phlox and more! See the full album on our flickr page.