The Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) hosts the 26th annual ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace on March 4 & 5, 2020 at the UMass Amherst Campus Center. This conference brings together landscape professionals, land managers, academics, and garden enthusiasts who care deeply about the health and well-being of the landscape. Make time to attend New England’s premier ecological event. Network with other ecologically focused professionals and enjoy inspiring presentations filled with information you can immediately put to work in your practice.
Wednesday features two workshop tracks: Understanding Soils from Micro to Macro and Developing Meadows from the Ground Up. Wednesday’s Keynote Dinner features Jennifer Jewell, host of Cultivating Place and author of The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Remarkable Women Working in the World of Plants. Thursday offers a mix of sessions to improve your designs and practices, from native shrubs and ferns to stormwater and playscapes. Idea Exchanges provide opportunities to engage directly with experts and fellow practitioners in demonstrations and dialogues around ecological topics.
You will not want to miss the bounty of educational opportunities at ELA’s Conference & Eco-Marketplace. Explore the conference brochure and register now at www.ecolandscaping.org.
Wild Seed Project will be tabling, so please stop by and say hello!