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UME General Forestry Course

Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 (All day)
Online
Becoming a Steward of the Land UME Forestry Program Offers Certification Course QUEENSTOWN – Learn to be a steward of the land this fall with the University of Maryland Extension General Forestry Course. Both paper and online versions of the course will be offered, beginning Sept.1 through Dec. 15...

Help Heal the Planet with Your Garden

Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
Learn how to encourage native wildlife, reduce greenhouse gases, take pollutants out of the air, and improve water cycling with your garden.

Invasive Plant ID for Professionals-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Community Resources Building
In this 3-hour workshop you will learn how to identify invasive plant species found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and hands-on exercise, we will apply our new skillset by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Invasive Plant ID for the Homeowner-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Community Resources Building
In this 3-hour workshop you will learn how to identify invasive plant species found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and hands-on exercise, we will apply our new skillset by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Seed Saving How-To Workshop

Saturday, Sep. 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick Branch
Learn when to collect, harvest, store and save seeds. Assist us in dividing, labeling and packaging seeds. You will be able to leave with seeds for your garden.

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...

2018 Maryland Woodland Stewards Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center
The Maryland Woodland Stewards program teaches enthusiastic individuals how to be good stewards of natural land, and good advocates for forest and wildlife stewardship in their community. The Maryland Woodland Stewards Project (formerly the Coverts Project) is an educational program of University...

Herb Spiral: Art in the Garden

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick Branch
Learn how to design it, build it, plant it, enjoy it! Get lots of delicious cooking herbs from a beautiful garden sculpture.

Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park
Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting When: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground’s 4-H Park Address: 8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629 Event Type: Poultry Growers Farm Management Meeting The University of Maryland Extension, University of...

More Designing with Bulbs-RSVP Required

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
Learn how to choose, plant and maintain bulbs. Leave with a living bulb arrangement that will bloom in spring. Limit 10. RSVP 410-535-0291

Double Oak Farm Garden Tour

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Double Oak Farm - American Chestnut Land Trust
Take a guided tour of American Chestnut Land Trust's Communal Food Pantry Garden and Food Forest. Discover natural based gardening techniques.

Decorating from Nature's Bounty

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
Look for fun weeds, bushes, trees and garden plants which will inspire a wonderful arrangement.

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Crowe Plaza Hotel
This conference will feature a range of experts who will share ideas, opinions, and information on current legal issues that impact Delmarva’s agricultural and environmental communities. When: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:30 - 3:00 ( registration and breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.) Where:...

Informational Webinar - Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Series

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
This webinar will provide information on the Ag Conservation Leasig Workshops Series. These all day workshop will be presented at five different locations across the state in the winter of 2018 - 2019. For more information on this webinar, or the Agricultural Conservation Leasing Workshop series...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Southern Maryland

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Charles County Soil Conservation District
This is one workshop in a series of scheduled events to educate agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners on strategies and resources to implement conservation leasing practices on leased land. For additional information and to register for the webinar or a workshop, visit https://...
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