Events/Educational Programs

January 29 and 30, 2020 – Delaware Wetlands Conference. Join scientists, engineers, planners, educators, and students from across the Mid-Atlantic region to learn about projects happening right now in our wetlands. Full two-day or single-day registration options are available and include access to keynote speakers, sessions, posters, networking time, exhibitors, lunches, snacks and more. The full agenda will be released on December 4, sessions and format available online. Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE.  Full Two-Day Registration: Early Bird (by Dec. 4), General Admission; $100; Student/Presenter: $60. Single-Day Registration: Early Bird (by Dec. 4), General Admission; $65,Student/Presenter: $45.

February 7, 2020 –Today’s Horticulture Symposium, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, PA,  8 AM – 4:30 PM., Contact: Emily Reuther, Symposium Event Coordinator,

February 19 and 20, 2021 – Chesapeake Green 2020, Linthicum Heights, MD. Featuring Dr. Charlie Hall, Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association, Inc. 410-823-8684;,

March – date TBD – Educational event in March talking about the numerous types of buffers and how they can be beneficial to our regional landscapes.  Sponsored by Delaware Native Plant Society at Lewes Library. Free.

March 12, 2020 – 20th Annual Land Ethics Symposium – Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping, Delaware Valley University Doylestown, PA. 8 AM-4PM.Sponsored by Bowman’s Hill Wildlife Preserve- Come celebrate our 20th anniversary at this not-to-be-missed symposium geared towards landscape architects, designers, contractors, land planners, municpal officials and homeowners. The symposium’s focus: how to create ecologically sound and economically viable landscapes through the use of native plants and sustainable practices. Expect lively dialog on topics ranging from the benefits of using organic native trees and designing with nature to engaging clients with a land ethics approach. Continuing education credits are available. Visit our website here for more information. Registration information will be available shortly.

Longwood Gardens offers many continuing education classes appropriate for the nursery and landscape industry.  To see their offerings, visit

Mt Cuba Center offers lots of great classes for gardeners and professionals.  To see their offerings visit

University of Georgia Turfgrass Management and Gardening Courses. Winter is a great time for landscaping professionals to enhance their credentials! The University of Georgia’s certificate courses add to your skills and increase the confidence customers have in your business.The University of Georgia is known around the world for its perennial trial gardens and its research in turfgrass science. Learn from UGA experts and expand your knowledge of sun and shade perennials, turfgrass management, and turf for sports fields. For more information:







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