To mark the 10th Anniversary of Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council’s formation, we have revised and updated our seminal document, Conservation Landscaping Guidelines: The Eight Essential Elements of Conservation Landscaping. In the revised edition, all links have been reviewed and updated. It also reflects recent research on the impacts of climate change and sea level rise in our region. A PDF version of the document is available for download on the CCLC web site, and print copies are available for a small fee.
Attend Brookside Garden’s first Trees Matters Symposium on Nov 12 to learn from some of the country’s leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, protect and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings. This year’s speakers include Paul Meyer of the Morris Arboretum and Eric “T” Fleisher of Battery Park City Parks Conservancy. Trees Matter 2012 is ideal for landscape industry professionals, designers, engineers and project managers.
Kim Young, author of PA Wildlife Journal book will be joining the York County Conservation District for an author signing. And, Penny Decker has donated one of her gorgeous watercolor prints. Everyone can register at the sale to win the print.
PA Wildlife Journal was specifically written and designed for the multiple grade-level students, but it’s also a great family reference. Presented in a user-friendly format, the book is highlighted by hundreds of illustrations by students, along with professional artists & photographers.
The Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy is currently accepting applications for the next Master Watershed Steward Certification Course.
Watershed Stewards Academy, a program of Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, trains and supports community leaders called Master Watershed Stewards. Master Watershed Stewards engage their communities to reduce pollution and restore waterways. Prospective Stewards need not have prior knowledge, we will teach you how to identify and solve environmental problems in your community and connect you with a local network of energized leaders.