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Animal Welfare is Essential to the Sustainability of the Poultry Industry Program

Introduction:Animal welfare is oftentimes housed under the same umbrella as sustainability because improvements in both are viewed as progress towards the future. In other words, any improvement in animal welfare also improves the sustainability of production or potentially has less impact on the...

Assessing the Extent of Soil Loss from Nursery Tree Root Ball Excavation

A soil quality management issue unique to tree nurseries is the removal of soil off site with sale of the ornamental trees and shrubs, which are harvested with a balled and burlapped (B and B) root ball. The amount of soil removed with B and B harvest and sale has been estimated as much as 5 cm per...
Landscaping for Resilience in a Changing Climate banner over image of flowers
The Earth’s climate is changing. Impacts - including higher temperatures, warming water temperatures, rising sea levels, and longer periods of extreme weather - are already being felt in the...

2018 Wood Stove Design Challenge

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 - 3:30pm to Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 - 4:30pm
National Mall
The 2018 Wood Stove Design Challenge is a showcase and competition for advanced wood stoves with automated features and/or stoves that make electricity. It is open to the public from Friday Nov. 9 to Tuesday Nov. 13, rain, shine or snow. What is there to see? 12 next generation wood and pellet...

CBLP Level 2 Assessment

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
TBD
Registration will open summer 2017. Level 2 professionals demonstrate prior experience designing and/or installing stormwater practices, and then successfully complete an advanced training seminar and assessment focused on design and/or installation.

CBLP Level 2 Intensive Seminar

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Arlington, VA
Registration will open summer 2017. Level 2 professionals demonstrate prior experience designing and/or installing stormwater practices, and then successfully complete an advanced training seminar and assessment focused on design and/or installation.

CBLP Level 1 Exam (at Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Shortcourse)

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Virginia Beach, VA
CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training. Candidates will sign up for the exam after training.

CBLP Level 1 Exam

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
College Park, MD
CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training. Candidates will sign up for the exam after training.

CBLP Level 1 Exam

Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Richmond, VA
CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training. Candidates will sign up for the exam after training.

CBLP Level 1 Exam

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Lancaster, PA
CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training. Candidates will sign up for the exam after training.

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