Field Days

Field days bring together professionals to tour conservation landscape projects in a particular area.  Past field days have been held in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, Annapolis, MD, Baltimore, MD, Williamsburg, VA, and Fairfax and Prince Williams Counties, VA.

CCLC Field Days:

Severna Park Field Day 2014

This tour is perfect for everyone from garden-lovers to landscape professionals! Board a bus to tour 5 sites in the Severna Park area demonstrating beautiful solutions to water pollution including rain gardens, conservation landscapes, stream restoration and rainwater harvesting. Hear from garden designers, installation experts and caretakers to learn tips and tricks to employing these powerful tools in your next project.

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York County, PA Field Day 2014

Visit 3 meadow sites that illustrate the Eight Essential Elements of Conservation Landscaping which include environmentally sensitive design, conservation of water, and use of native plants to create wildlife habitat.

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Meadows Tour & Field Day in York County, PA

Keep your business current with the latest trends in landscaping. Meadows are a great way to control stormwater and provide much needed food for pollinators.

Save the date for our conservation landscaping tour & field day, “Meadows: Landscape solutions for public and private properties”

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Field Day: Sustainable Landscaping at the Arboretum

Join CCLC for a field day at the US National Arboretum! Visit the Grass Roots exhibit with Coordinator, Geoff Rinehart, and landscape designer, Jenny Wienckowski. Learn about the Springhouse Run stream restoration and tour the Fern Valley Native Plant Collection with Curator, Joan Feely.

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Field Day in Lemoyne and Harrisburg, PA

CCLC and Penn State Extension are partnering to offer a Field Day in the Harrisburg region. The day will start with training on invasive species and their control. The remainder of the day will be spent touring several sites that demonstrate conservation landscaping practices such as rain gardens and gardening with native plants.

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Sedum on a Green Roof. Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Program.