This webinar series is being presented through collaboration of the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council (CCLC), the Midwest Ecological Landscape Alliance (MELA), & EcoLandscape California (ELC). Known regionally for their quality education programs, these organizations are working cooperatively to share knowledge and encourage conversations with landscape professionals from around the country and the globe.

Interactive webinars are taught by experts from across the country and cover a wide range of topics relevant to sustainable landscapes.

Additional webinars are being scheduled so please check back often for an updated list of offerings. All of this season’s webinars are free for CCLC and ELA members.

The 2021-2022 season of webinars has begun!

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  • Designing for Dry Stone Walling in the Landscape

    Presented by Daniel Peterson

    Available on demand for members

  • Water Infiltration and Improved Soil Carbon Storage

    Presented by Ann English

    Available on demand for members

  • Forest Bathing 101

    Presented by Judy Beaudette

    Available on demand for members

  • Implications of Climate for Invasive Species

    Presented by Carrie Brown-Lima

    Available on demand for members

  • Understanding Soil Health and Its Principles for Improving Landscape Resilience

    Presented by Dr. Yamily Zavala

    Available on demand for members

  • Practical and Accessible Stretches for Your ``Every`` Day

    Presented by Diana Kiesel

    Available on demand for members

  • Rewild in 10 Action Steps

    Presented by Anna Fialkoff

    Available on demand for members

  • Blue Carbon: The Role of Estuaries in Combating Climate Change

    Presented by Hilary Stevens

    November 3, 2021 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Nature’s Sanctuary: Challenges of and Solutions for a SITES Gold Landscape

    Presented by Gregg Tepper

    November 17, 2021 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Taking on the Big Places: How to Build and Maintain Self-Sufficient Landscapes

    Presented by Daniel Jaffe

    December 8, 2021 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Nutrition Tips for Landscape & Horticulture Professionals

    Presented by Samantha McCarthy

    December 10, 2021 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Sharing the Adventure: Design Communications for Ecological Landscapes

    Presented by Toby Wolf

    December 15, 2021 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Designing with Plant Communities

    Presented by Lauren Wheeler

    January 12, 2022 12 pm

    Registration information coming soon

  • Forest Ecosystems and the Winds of Change: Forests as a Cog in the Earth’s Climate System

    Presented by Scott Olinger

    January 19, 2022 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Engaging Landowners in Sustainable Stewardship

    Presented by Lisa Hayden

    January 26, 2022 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Regenerating Suburbia One Garden at a Time

    Presented by Nadia Malarkey

    February 9, 2022 12 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

  • Ulmus Americana – Saving an American Icon

    Presented by Norm Helie

    March 9, 2022 6 pm

    Registration is free for CCLC members

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  • Why Rain Gardens Fail and Tools for Success, Steven Torgerson
  • Field Notes: A Holistic Guide for the Modern Land Steward, Trevor Smith
  • Designing with Ferns: The Dependable and the Divisive, Leslie Duthie
  • Meadows: If You Build It They Will Come, Pennington Marchae
  • A Stick in the Spokes: Meaningful Interventions in Landscape Systems, Laura Kuhn
  • Deer-Resistant Northeast Native Groundcovers, Melissa Fabel
  • The Challenges and Complexities of Ecological Gardens: A 5-year Journal of Discoveries, Lori Silvia
  • Evaluating Soil with the Comprehensive Assessment of Soil Health (CASH), Kirsten Kurtz
  • What’s Growing on at Monticello? Keith Nevison
  • Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children to the Natural World, Nancy Striniste
  • The Green Industry’s Black Thumb: Pollution from the Use and Disposal of Plastic Plant Pots, Marie Soulliere-Chieppo
  • The Challenges of Restoring Urban Native Habitat, Dr. Steven Handel
  • Grassroot Seed Propagation of Native Plants, Heather McCargo
  • The American Oaks – Diversity, Ecology, and Identification, Tim Boland
  • Regenerative Design – How Living in Agreement with Nature Helps Organizations Thrive, Claude Stephens
  • Oak Red-List Project – Main Threats to Oaks and Saving Oaks from Extinction, Murphy Westwood, PhD
  • Proper Planting Practices: Are We Landscaping in a Deficit Model? Richard McCoy
  • Creating Community with Our Insect Neighbor, Dr. Nancy Lee Adamson
  • Going Underground – The Role of Soil Organisms, Dr. Serita Frey
  • Beauty & Biodiversity at Cornell’s Mundy Wildflower Garden, Krissy Boys
  • The Journey of Edible Landscapes, Sven Pihl
  • Growing Vertically with Edible and Ornamental Plants, Irene Brady Barber
  • Rain Garden Primer, Amanda Sloan
  • Native Plants for Bird Friendly Communities, Jillian Bell
  • Fundamentals of Garden Layers, Benjamin Vogt
  • Beautiful and Tough Natives Shine in Uncertain Times, Teri Speight
  • A Piet Oudolf Story, Deborah Chud
Watch Season 7
  • Capturing Carbon with Trees, Chris Woodall
  • Landscaping for Plant Diversity, Randi Eckel, PhD
  • Supporting Local Ecology – Native Plants for the Small Home Gardens,  Kate Brandes
  • Managing Land for Pollinators and Conservation Biocontrol, Emily May
  • Designing a Patchwork Ecology in Urban Ecosystems, David Seiter
  • Keeping Carbon in the Ground: A Scientific Exploration of Climate Change and Soil Health, Kristen DeAngelis
  • Sustainable Landscape Applications, Applied Ecology, Ecological Services, and Biomimicry, Rick Huffman
  • Backyard Carbon Sequestration – How You Can Help, Adrian Ayers Fisher
  • Quest for Resilience: Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Plant Design, Laura Hansplant
  • Farming on the Wild Side: Regenerative Production Practices Based on Multifunctional Perennial Plantings, John Hayden
  • Fire in Landscape Management – Strategies for Living with It, Alan J Long
  • Missouri and the New Tallgrass Prairie Economy, Carol Davit
Watch Season 6
  • Kill Your Lawn and Opt for More Biodiversity, Mark Richardson
  • The Liberated Landscape: Letting Nature Do the Work, Larry Weaner
  • Landscape Options: Focusing on Great Underused Plants, Darryl Newman
  • Engineered Soils for Permeable Pathways, Tony Will
  • Groundcovers – Ecological Solutions in Place of Mulch, Dan Jaffe
  • Invasive Plant Control Without Chemicals, Mike Bald
  • The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend – Using Biological Products to Fight Diseases and Pests, Joe Magazzi
  • Transitioning to Ecological Landscape Practices – Toxin-Free Landscapes, Edwina von Gal
  • Landscape Maintenance Practices for Native Bees, Sam Droege
  • Developing a Comprehensive Integrative Pest Management (IPM) Plan, Alexis Doshas
Watch Season 5
  • Reawaking Large Landscapes – Activating the Space, Sandy Vorce
  • Improving Cash Flow: Better Business Practices for Landscape Professionals, Frank Crandall
  • Urban Tree Selection in a Changing Climate, Dr. Bert Cregg
  • Growing Your Business: Understanding Gender and Power to Increase Sales, Beatrice Stonebanks
  • Dirty Streets to Dirty BMPS: Maintaining Clean Stormwater BMPs Along Roadways, Mary Travaglini
  • Evaluating Conservation Landscape Designs, Ann English
  • Keeping Invasive Plants Out of Landscaping, Doug Johnson
  • The Insider’s Guide to Assessing SITES Viability, CeCe Haydock and Lisa Cowan
  • Designing with Plant Communities in Mind, Claudia West
Watch Season 4
  • Designing Successful Rain Gardens for Civic Sites, Amanda Sloan
  • Natural Swimming Ponds: Beauty, Recreation, and Habitat with No Chemicals, Trevor Smith
  • Mobilizing Volunteers for Invasive Plant Removal, Malin Ely Clyde
  • Understanding Roots: Exploring Plants Underground, Robert Kourik
  • Riparian Restoration Using Chemical-free Invasive Plant Control, Ellen Snyder
  • Garden Allies – The Art and Science of Conservation Biological Control, Frederique Lavoipierre
  • Connecting the Drops: Creating Abundance with Rainwater Harvesting, Jeremiah Kidd
  • Beyond LID Green Infrastructure, Brian Kuchar
  • Principles of Ecological Landscape Design, Travis Beck
Watch Season 3
  • Xeriscaping – The Necessary Wave of the Future, Sean James
  • Knowing the Enemy: Practical Solutions for Deer and Other Pests, Barbara Hobens
  • Landscaping at the Water’s Edge: An Ecological Approach, Dr. Catherine Neal
  • Landscape Design: Therapeutic Wellness Gardens, Tom Benjamin
  • The Magical Appeal of Moss Landscape Designs, Annie Martin
  • Creating Outdoor Magic: Designing Natural Play and Learning Spaces, Nancy Striniste, MLD
  • Tools and Equipment for the Management of Invasive Species in Natural Areas, Steve Manning
  • Xeriscape Whole System Planning and Practice, Christie Green
  • Edible Native Plants for Your Landscape, Russ Cohen
  • Exploring the Mysteries of Soil Biology, Steve Zien
  • Water Conservation: Landscape Design Strategies, Gary Krause
Watch Season 2
  • Ecology Basics for Landscapers and Designers, Sylvan Kaufman
  • Sustainable Landscape Design: Working with Builders, Asia Scudder
  • Organic Lawns: An Overview of Sustainable Turfgrass Management, Chip Osborne
  • Soil Amendments, by Michael J. Curry
  • Sustainability Makes Cents, Erik Ringstrand & Brandon Losey
  • Sustainable Landscape Design, Jack Pizzo & Andy Stahr
  • SITES from the Ground Up: How to Rate Sustainable Landscapes, Lisa Cowan & CeCe Haydock
  • Sustainability & Health: How Sustainable Practices in Guatemala have Influenced My Business And My Way of Life, Julie Siegel
  • Invasive Plants: What Follows Success, John Peter Thompson
  • Principles of Sustainable Landscape Maintenance, Tim Downey
Watch Season 1

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