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Walks, Talks & Workshops

February 2020

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ Resilient Landscapes in Built Environments Course

February 19 @ 9:00 am - April 8 @ 4:30 pm
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 132 Botanical Gardens Dr
Boothbay, ME 04537 United States
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This two session 8 part course is designed for professional landscape practitioners or those enrolled in a landscape degree who are interested in furthering their professional development and broadening their current practices, whether they're an experienced Landscape Architect, Landscape Designer, Landscape or Garden Contractor, or a Landcare Consultant. Heather McCargo from Wild Seed Project will be teaching the class Native Herbaceous Plants on Wednesday, April 8th.

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Native Seed Ball Workshop

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portland Food Co-op, 290 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Free – $5

Back by popular demand! Wild Seed Project is returning to the Portland Food Co-op with our Native Seed Ball Workshop. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about many different native plant seeds and which species can be successfully dispersed with this guerrilla planting technique. The cold months of fall, winter, and early spring are the best times to make and toss these balls outside. SPACE IS LIMITED. Pre-register now!

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Understanding the Fascinating Life Cycle of Native Plants with Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary

February 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 Peck Road
Wales, MA 01081 United States
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In this slide talk, Heather McCargo will show you the fascinating reproductive life cycle of different types of New England native plants and explains how we can change our landscape practices to support wild plant reproduction, pollinators, and other wildlife. Heather will explain simple outdoor seed sowing that anyone can do to help increase native plant populations. Growing native plants from seed is a great way to protect the genetic diversity of our native flora and to produce an abundance of plants inexpensively. Be part of a grassroots movement to sow native seeds!

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March 2020

26th annual ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace

March 4 - March 5
UMass Amherst Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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$5 – $460

The Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) hosts the 26th annual ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace on March 4 & 5, 2020 at the UMass Amherst Campus Center. Make time to attend New England's premier ecological event, which brings together landscape professionals, land managers, academics, and garden enthusiasts who care deeply about the health and well-being of the landscape. You’ll network with other ecologically focused professionals and enjoy inspiring presentations filled with information you can immediately put to work in your practice. Wild Seed Project will be tabling, so please stop by and say hello! 

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