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Maryland 4-H Forestry Club

Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
online
Do you know a 14-18 year old who likes to explore the state’s forests and is curious about woodland stewardship? Then this new statewide 4H forestry club may be a good match! This new statewide program will provide hands-on experiences for participants, ages 14-18, to gain a strong understanding of...

Find the Right Deer Resistant Plant for Your Yard

Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Online
Wildlife is awe-inspiring and beautiful; however, when deer help themselves to your landscape plants like an all you can eat buffet, it is aggravating! Join us to find out which deer resistant plants will thrive in full sun, shade, and part sun areas of your landscape. Tips for managing deer will...

Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain

Monday, Mar. 15, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain Three dates with different times are available for this workshop Cost: Free (pre-registration is required) Location: Virtual (Zoom) Registration: March 15, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. (EST) https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

Pond Management Basics

Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain

Monday, Mar. 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual (Zoom)
Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain Three dates with different times are available for this workshop Cost: Free (pre-registration is required) Location: Virtual (Zoom) Registration: March 15, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. (EST) https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

Tomato Gardening: Start to Finish with focus on Heirloom Varieties

Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Online
Mastering the art of growing tomatoes is something that most home gardeners strive for. This class will go over the basics for growing tomatoes, discuss a few disease and insect problems, and highlight some heirloom varieties, characteristics that make the unique, and share tips for growing them...

"Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World"

Thursday, Mar. 25, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Western Maryland Food Council will host a virtual three-day conference titled, “Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World” on March 25, April 1 and April 8. The conference will kick off on Thursday, March 25 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM with keynote speaker Mark Winne,...

Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain

Monday, Mar. 29, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Virtual (Zoom)
Introduction to Growing Industrial Hemp Fiber and Grain Three dates with different times are available for this workshop Cost: Free (pre-registration is required) Location: Virtual (Zoom) Registration: March 15, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. (EST) https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

"Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World"

Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Western Maryland Food Council will host a virtual three-day conference titled, “Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World” on March 25, April 1 and April 8. The conference will kick off on Thursday, March 25 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM with keynote speaker Mark Winne,...

Transform Your Lawn into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Online
Much research has shown that turf provides very little habitat for helpful wildlife, such as amphibians, birds, bees, and butterflies. This session will highlight wildlife friendly plants, easy projects, and steps that you can take to help make your outdoor space more welcoming to our wildlife...

"Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World"

Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Western Maryland Food Council will host a virtual three-day conference titled, “Our Food, Our Future: Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World” on March 25, April 1 and April 8. The conference will kick off on Thursday, March 25 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM with keynote speaker Mark Winne,...

Choosing Apples & Pears:  What Home Gardeners Need to Know

Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Online
Have you ever noticed the wide range of apple and pear tree varieties in seed catalogs or a local greenhouse/nursery? If so, you might have been overwhelmed with the options! This course will walk you through important terms, provide tips on choosing trees, and help you plan for a successful...

Water Gardens and Management

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Virtual Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Saturday, May. 1, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, May. 2, 2021 (All day)
Virtual
Registration Open Virtual Sheep & Goat Skillathon The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon tests youth’s cumulative knowledge of sheep and goats and the products they produce. The skillathon has always been a part of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. Since the festival was not held last...

Herb Gardening: Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, May. 4, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Online
Herbs are a great way to add flavor to foods, without salt and sugar. This course will dive deeper into the world of herb gardening to cover topics like herb garden design, historical usage, and additional growing information. Register Here

Upgrading to Best Available Technology (BAT) Septic System

Wednesday, May. 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Water Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC’s)

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Prolonging the Life of Your Septic System

Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...
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