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2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center
The University of Maryland's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is calling all Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia Farmers/Growers to the 2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - Wednesday, June 27, from 9-1:00. We would appreciate the opportunity to share research in plant...

The Poison is in the Dose

Saturday, Jun. 30, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick Branch
A discussion on friendly and non-friendly herbicides and pesticides, their persistence and effectiveness, and how to interpret their labels.

Chesapeake Outdoor Discovery Camp

Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 (All day) to Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 (All day)
Kings Landing Park
Calvert County 4-H is pleased to offer an outdoor day camp for Southern Maryland youth. Campers will gain an appreciation of our natural environment thru hands-on scientific discovery and outdoor adventures.

UME General Forestry Course

Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 (All day)
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 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
"Advanced" 3-hour workhop. Includes a presentation, hands-on exercise, and grounds tour. Geared toward landscaping and natural resource professionals & volunteers. Limited to 20. RSVP 410-535-0291 .

Invasive Plant ID for the Homeowner-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
This 3-hour workhop includes a presentation, hands-on exercise, and a short grounds tour. Limited to 20 guests. RSVP 410-535-0291 .

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 . 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.

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 Where: Crowne Plaza Annapolis, 173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis MD 21401 More details...

Informational Webinar - Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Series

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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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