Today’s Menu: Managing Open Space – Guidelines for Success

As the use of natural landscapes have become more common, so have the issues associated with implementation and long term maintenance.   We will discuss how a local municipality is using guidelines to help streamline the transition, from permitting to implementation to maintenance, to ensure long term success.  Join Kelly Gutshall from LandStudies and Brian Harris


Today’s Menu: Connecting Certified Pros with BMP Inspection and Maintenance in the Anacostia Watershed

The Anacostia Watershed BMP Maintenance Program is an ongoing effort, funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and led by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, to help to support and guide residential communities in the long-term care of small-scale BMP practices installed through incentive programs in Washington DC, and suburban Maryland.  The project


Advanced Training for CBLPs: Cisterns Field Workshop

Registration is open for this field workshop & tour led by two local experts, Anacostia Riverkeeper, Trey Sherard, and Rebecca Stack from Designgreen. We will visit several projects that incorporate cisterns in Washington and suburban Maryland. Topics include: How to spec and where to source cisterns Cisterns v rain barrels When to consult an engineer

$50 – $60

Hands On CEU Opportunties in PA

For new CBLP pros looking for ways to log your "hands on" CEUs, or those who'd like to learn more about buffers, get outdoors during Riparian Buffer Month!  Use the links below to register for each event. Saturday, October 8, 9 AM- Noon, Middletown- Riparian Buffer Planting and Maintenance Greening the Lower Susquehanna is partnering

Backyard Stream Repair Series

When:Tuesdays and Thursdays (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET) Oct. 11, 13, 18, 25, & 27, 2022 Is your stream getting deeper or wider? Are you losing some of your land every time it rains? Have you wondered why your streambanks are changing so rapidly and what you can do about that? Join Penn State


Tree Canopy Conference

Haverford College Haverford, PA

Philadelphia’s trees make our communities livable. They filter our air, regulate water flow, reduce carbon emissions, improve our mental health, and so much more. Unfortunately, our urban tree canopy faces a number of stresses and pressures, including pests and disease, storm events, residential development, climate change, and more. Join your colleagues for the 9th Annual

$80 – $150

James River Riparian Consortium Buffer Summit

An exciting line-up of speakers and networking sessions to engage with other Consortium members and partners working in the watershed. The Buffer Summit will inspire new connections and opportunities around buffer creation and workforce development, and celebrate the benefits of buffers. Keynote speakers and panels will take place in the morning, outdoor streamside walks and


Riparian Buffer Field Days in MD, PA, and DC

Celebrate Riparian Buffer Month by getting out to see a variety of types of buffers!  Field Days will be held: October 22 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM - York County, PA October 26, 12:00 - 2:00 PM - Washington, DC October 28, 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Howard County, MD These tours are free or

Free – $5


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