May

AMERICAN WETLANDS MONTH – The Environmental Protection Agency and its federal, state, tribal, local non-profit and private sector partners created American Wetlands Month in 1991 to encourage Americans to learn about the nation’s wetlands.  There are wetlands all around us – locate a site near you!

 

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 1: Cleanwater Concert Series – Harrison Street, Easton, MD    7 pm    LatinX Night

This FREE, family friendly event is sponsored by the Avalon Theater and Chesapeake Bay Foundation raises awareness of what we can do to restore health to local rivers.  Look for EC’s table for free children’s activities.

 

June 14: St. Michaels Women’s Club “Greenthumb Garden Tour”

The St. Michaels Women’s Club will be touring EC’s campus on the San Domingo Creek to learn more about wetlands, native plants and living shorelines.  If you are interested in finding out more about the tour, please contact our office at 410-745-9620.

 

June 15: Cleanwater Concert Series – Harrison Street, Easton, MD    7 pm    US Navy Band Commodores

This FREE, family friendly event is sponsored by the Avalon Theater and Chesapeake Bay Foundation raises awareness of what we can do to restore health to local rivers.  Look for EC’s table for free children’s activities.

 

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

July 6: Cleanwater Concert Series – Harrison Street, Easton, MD    7 pm    XPD’s Motown and Pop

This FREE, family friendly event is sponsored by the Avalon Theater and Chesapeake Bay Foundation raises awareness of what we can do to restore health to local rivers.  Look for EC’s table for free children’s activities.

 

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 19 – November 4:  Mini Monarch Ultra Run Program

Schools are invited to participate in an epic adventure to raise awareness, connect human beings across North America and to conserve the Monarch Butterfly species.  This Mini Monarch Ultra Run will coincide with the Monarch Ultra Relay Run, the first attempt to run across North American following the same 4,300 km (2,672 miles) migratory route as the Monarch Butterfly. Contact monarchs@wetland.org for more information.

 

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.