24-HOUR VOLUNTEER TREE PLANTING RELAY A.K.A. TREELAY Every year, the Alliance engages communities, companies, and conservationists to plant thousands of trees in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. We’ve been looking for a big, bold way to celebrate the fantastic tree planting efforts of our volunteers. Hence, The 24-Hour Volunteer Tree Planting Relay also known as Treelay for short. Treelay is

CBLP Level 2 Intensive Seminar

Climber's Run PA

Register now for our first in-person Level 2 class since 2019! November 10, 11, 12 Lancaster Conservancy's Climber's Run Nature Center, Lancaster, PA Continental breakfast x3 and lunch x2 and coffee will be provided. 17 CBLP CEUs

New Directions in the American Landscape

NDAL will be held in person in 2023.  There is also a livestreamed virtual option for the second session. Two locations to choose from: Bryn Mawr College, PA - January 5 & 6, 2023 Connecticut College - January 12 & 13, 2023 Landscape, Ecology, and Culture Detailed speaker, topic, and registration info online. 12 CBLP

$195 – $355

Live Staking 101 Webinar

Live Staking is a fast, efficient, affordable way to plant trees and shrubs on streambanks and other wet environments. Whether used as a primary method for reforesting an area, as a streambank stabilization practice, or simply to increase native vegetative diversity, live staking is a great tool for conservation professionals, volunteers, and landowners alike. Join Rob


Winter Activities for Invasive Plant Control (virtual)

Winter is a great time to tackle invasive plants! In this interactive webinar, hosted by Blue Ridge PRISM, learn about safe and effective winter control methods and find out which plants can be treated now or should be left alone for later. You can submit your questions beforehand (during registration) to our panel of experts,


Winter Woody Plant ID

Join Nature Forward (formerly Audubon Naturalist Society) and certified CBLP, Bradley Simpson for this hybrid class in Maryland. Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm January 12 - February 9 Lectures online via Zoom Field trip dates: Saturday, January 21 (10 am - 1 pm) Patuxent River Park – Jug Bay Natural Area; Saturday, January 28 (10

$290 – $340

Today’s Menu: Reducing the Use of De-Icing Salts (webinar)

  Speakers: Nicole Christ from the Maryland Department of the Environment, and Jason Swope, CBLP Special Projects Associate. Safety is an important consideration when applying ice melters.  Making good decisions about what to apply, when to apply, and how to apply affects more than just the safety of a property.  The impacts of ice melter


Combating Climate Change through Sustainable Development – Lunchtime Webinar

You're invited to participate in a webinar on Friday, February 3 from 12-1pm to learn and share about sustainable development in the Potomac basin. This exciting event is being held as part of the implementation of the Potomac Basin Comprehensive Water Resources Plan and will feature speakers from DC Water and Juno Residential. Speakers will share information related to sustainable development


GreenScapes Symposium: Designing with Purpose (online)

Whether a gardener living in the suburbs or a landscape architect developing commercial projects, we all design with specific purposes in mind. This symposium will offer design strategies to achieve a range of goals, from public gardens that engage diverse audiences to landscapes that reduce carbon footprints and are resilient to climate change. Speakers will

$45 – $55

2023 VSLD Educational Program & Winter Meeting

1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, VA 23228 1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, VA

Feb. 25,2023 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Guest Speaker: Preston Montegue Landscape Architect and Artist, Middleburg, Virginia Director of Preston Montague Environmental Design and Fine Arts Studio Guest Co-Host of the Native Plant Podcast Cost: $80 per attendee – (VSLD members attending earn 10m CEUs for the day) CBLP CEUs 4