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Best Gardening and Maintenance Practices for Waterfront Properties

Saturday, Jun. 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
This event was originally scheduled on March 9, 2019. Southern Maryland has an abundance of waterfront properties with unique issues related to erosion control, selection of plants, lawn maintenance and fertilization. These items will be illustrated and discussed.

Calvert Green Expo Rain Barrel Workshop - June 1, 2019

Saturday, Jun. 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
The Calvert and St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works, University of Maryland Extension Program and Calvert County Citizens Green Team are pleased to offer a workshop during the Calvert Green Expo on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the impact of runoff on our local...

Structuring Cost-Share for Conservation on Leased Lands

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
online
Based on participant responses from the Agricultural Conservation Leasing workshops and the webinar, we are pleased to offer this follow-up webinar on structuring cost-share for conservation on leased land. Presentations by representatives from the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Maryland...

The Woods in Your Backyard evening workshop

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Bowie City Hall Council Room, 1st Floor
Do you own 1 - 100 acres? The Woods in Your Backyard (WIYB) program will provide you the knowledge and resources to create new natural areas from lawn or pasture, or enhance existing woodland for wildlife, recreation, privacy, timber or other objectives. Join Jonathan Kays and Agnes Kedmenecz of...

Herbs Workshop: From the Garden to the Pantry

Saturday, Jun. 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Learn how to grow, harvest & preserve herbs for future use. Includes hands-on activities showing how to use your herbs once harvested. Registration required - 410-535-3662.

Double Oak Farm Garden Tour

Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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. Presentation in the office prior to the tour.

Calvert 4-H Chesapeake Outdoor Discovery Camp

Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
King's Landing Park
COME AND GET DIRTY WITH 4-H THIS SUMMER! CHESAPEAKE OUTDOOR DISCOVERY CAMP WHEN Monday, August 5, 2019 through Friday, August 9, 2019 from 9 AM-4 PM each day. FEATURING • Butterflies/Insects• Birds• Water • Soils • Trees • GIS/GPS • Experiments• Special Program at the Calvert Marine Museum •...

Invasive Plant ID for Professionals-RSVP Required

Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Resources Building
Description: Learn to identify invasive plant species commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and plant identification exercise, we will apply our new skill set by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Cut Flowers Workshop

Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Discover plants that will bring color into your home and ways to preserve the flowers for future enjoyment. Registration required - 410-535-3662.

Invasive Plant ID for Homeowners-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Resources Building
Description: Learn to identify invasive plant species commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and plant identification exercise, we will apply our new skill set by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Thinking About Beekeeping?

Saturday, Sep. 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
This interactive presentation will help you decide if beekeeping is a hobby for you. Learn about honeybees, equipment & the commitment one needs to help our pollinators survive.

2019 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Annapolis, Maryland
Please Save the Date for the 5th Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. This conference will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Annapolis, MD. More details are to come. If you have questions please contact Kimberly Johnson at kjohns16@umd.edu .
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