April

April 8 – April 11:  Trilateral Committee Annual Conference – British Columbia, Canada

The Trilateral Committee facilitates and enhances cooperation and coordination among the wildlife agencies of the United States, Canada and Mexico in projects and programs for the conservation and management of wildlife, plants, biological diversity, and ecosystems of mutual interest. Delegations from each country come together annually for discussions on a wide range of topics, from joint, on-the-ground projects to issues of law enforcement to the development of information databases.  Environmental Concern’s President, Suzanne Pittenger-Slear and VP of Restoration, Jessica Lister, will be traveling to Canada to participate in this year’s event.

 

April 22

Earth Day

 

April 29 – May 3:  Basic Wetland Delineation

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.

 

May

May 10 – May 11   9 am – 4 pm:  Retail Plant Sale & Monarch Festival

EC invites the community to their campus located at the headwaters of San Domingo Creek for our Spring Native Plant Sale & Monarch Festival.  EC’s Professional Landscape Architect, Diane Miller, and Nursery Managers, John Sandkuhler and Lyndsey Pollock will be available to answer customer questions about creating rain gardens, living shorelines and stormwater management ponds.  EC’s native plant specialists will help visitors choose the appropriate plants for specific site conditions.  While at EC, visit the demonstration gardens for ideas and inspirations.  Join us for native plant workshops and free activities for children. For questions, please call 410-745-9620 or email our nursery department at nursery-sales@wetland.org

 

May 28 – May 31:  Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting & Conference:  The Role of Wetlands in Meeting Global Environmental Challenges: Linking Science, Policy, and Society!

The SWS conference provides a space for scientists, policymakers, and practitioners to share their knowledge and gather ideas for the future of wetlands in an ever-evolving political climate. Environmental Concern staff will be attending the annual meeting as well as sponsoring this year’s event.

 

June

June 17 – June 19: Basic Vascular Plant Identification

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.

 

 

July

 

 

August

August 26 – August 29: Grasses, Sedges & Rushes

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.

 

September

September 6 – September 7   9 am – 4 pm:  Retail Native Plant Sale

EC invites the community to their campus located at the headwaters of San Domingo Creek for our Fall Native Plant Sale.  EC’s Professional Landscape Architect, Diane Miller, and Nursery Managers, John Sandkuhler and Lyndsey Pollock will be available to answer customer questions about creating rain gardens, living shorelines and stormwater management ponds.  EC’s native plant specialists will help visitors choose the appropriate plants for specific site conditions.  While at EC, visit the demonstration gardens for ideas and inspirations.    For questions, please call or email our nursery department at nursery-sales@wetland.org

 

September 16 – September 17:  Evaluating Hydric Soils in the Field

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.

 

September 30 – October 4:  Basic Wetland Delineation

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.

 

October

 

 

November

November 11 – November 13:  Winter Woody Plant ID

This professional course will be held at our campus in St. Michaels, Maryland.  Please visit our Professional Courses page under Outreach and Education to learn more.