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July 2020

RiverSmart Homes Rain Garden Training for Contractors

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay for a free virtual rain garden training on Wednesday, September 23rd. This training is intended for local landscape contractors interested in becoming a participating contractor for the RiverSmart Homes Program in Washington, DC. Who is eligible to attend?   Everyone. You do not need previous experience in rain garden installations to attend, but in order to become a RiverSmart Homes contractor, you will be required to have experience in landscape design/installation and knowledge of native plant selection…

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August 2020

Shoreline Management Webinar Series

August 13 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 11:30 am
Free

The VIMS Center for Coastal Resources Management is offering a free virtual, 3-part Shoreline Management Webinar Series.  These webinar sessions will include presentations and live interaction with shoreline science and policy experts.  Each webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCRM web site for future viewing and reference. Participation will require access to Zoom video conferencing software. Links will be provided after registration.  You can sign up for one or more webinar sessions.   Each session will be held from 10-11:30 AM…

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September 2020

RiverSmart Homes Rain Barrel Training for Contractors

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Join the Alliance for a free virtual rain barrel training on Tuesday, September 15th. This training is intended for local contractors interested in becoming a participating contractor for the RiverSmart Homes Program in Washington, DC. Who is eligible to attend?   Everyone. You do not need previous experience in rain barrel installations to attend. More than one representative from your company can attend. When will the training take place? Tuesday, September 15th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Is there a cost?  No, the training is free. What material will…

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Urban BMP Design Charrette

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$90 – $110

CBLP is organizing a special, one-day, collaborative workshop to develop a planting design for urban stormwater planters at a historic site in Arlington, VA. Led by landscape architect and certified CBLP, Kelley Oklesson, this provides an excellent opportunity to work with other design professionals to develop a design solution for a real project. New format: this will be an interactive online workshop. Registration must close on Tuesday, September 8. $90 for certified CBLPs; $110 for the public 5.5 CBLP CEUs…

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RiverSmart Homes Rain Garden Training for Contractors

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay for a free virtual rain garden training on Wednesday, September 23rd. This training is intended for local landscape contractors interested in becoming a participating contractor for the RiverSmart Homes Program in Washington, DC. Who is eligible to attend?   Everyone. You do not need previous experience in rain garden installations to attend, but in order to become a RiverSmart Homes contractor, you will be required to have experience in landscape design/installation and knowledge of native plant selection…

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Invasive Plants Webinars

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
$10

Choose one date:  Sept 29, Oct 7, or Oct 22. Non-native invasive plants are quickly overwhelming many properties by tearing down the forest canopy and overtaking our native plants at the tree, shrub and/or groundcover levels. Understanding what invasive plants exist on the landscape and what it will take to control them can often feel overwhelming Our workshops will enable you to learn how to confidently identify and manage invasive plants. Topics covered in this session include: Identifying invasive plants…

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Webinar: NATIVE GRASSES FOR USE IN HOME GARDENS AND NATIVE MEADOWS

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Fall is the time that our native grasses strut their stuff! Join us for a fun, non-technical discussion of native grasses and their design/aesthetic considerations for use in garden beds, use in native meadows,  soil and light requirements,  establishment and maintenance techniques. The species we will discuss include: wood oats, bottlebrush, Virginia wildrye, indiangrass, little bluestem, switchgrass, purpletop, bushy beardgrass, purple lovegrass, and woolgrass. Our speaker will be Dr. Sara Tangren. Her areas of specialization include native landscaping, native seed…

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Waynesboro Webinar Series with Trees VA: Urban Tree Canopy Cover: Structure, Function, and Assessment

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Speaker: Dr Eric Wiseman, Virginia Tech Urban tree canopy cover is the aggregation of overhead vegetation in built environments that provides critical ecosystem services ranging from increased property values to better human health. To maximize these benefits, we must understand the spatial and temporal patterns of tree canopy cover. Technology advancements are rapidly improving our ability to assess tree canopy cover and make better decisions about urban forest conservation and management. In this presentation, you will learn about the structure…

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October 2020

Living Shorelines for Landscape Professionals

October 16
$75 – $90

This event is moving online! The new date is Friday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM We will follow up the online course with an optional half-day field tour in the Annapolis area on the afternoon of October 20. Registration fee covers online course + field visit. Organized by CBLP and University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension, this one-day workshop will introduce landscape professionals to living shoreline benefits, best practices, site evaluation, permitting, incentives and opportunities. Guest speakers will…

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Riparian Buffer Workshop and Volunteer Day

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Manheim, PA
Free

Join us as we replant a riparian buffer along Dellinger Run. Some of you might remember the significant flooding of 2018 that damaged the tree planting at the Penn State Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center. We will be replanting the upper section of this buffer. We will be following CDC guidelines and require you to register for the event and agree to wear a mask during the planting. For more details and to register, visit: https://extension.psu.edu/riparian-buffer-lancaster You may use this…

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