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Buffers, Bees, and Butterflies: Planting for Pollinators workshop

Saturday, Apr. 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
Join the Maryland Forest Service and partners for a workshop exploring the intimate link between essential pollinators and native plant species. Topics covered will include: • Riparian forest buffer installation and maintenance • Monarch butterfly conservation • Pollinator gardening • Cost-share...

The Right Tree for Your Lawn

Trees provide life-giving oxygen and food, regulate temperatures, sequester carbon, and yield raw materials for building. Trees also are a source of simple beauty and they utilize nutrients as they grow. If you look at the cost of buying and maintaining trees, they are a pretty good bargain when it...

Backyard Woodland Workshop & Field Tour

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Education Center
Are you interested learning how better to manage the natural areas on your property or convert some lawn into natural area? You are invited to join Jonathan Kays, a Natural Resource Extension Specialist with the University of Maryland Extension, for “The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop & Field...
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