Sustainability Events Calendar

Check out our sustainability calendar of events for a wide range of conference, trainings, and programs across the region.  In addition, we post information regarding Sustainable Maryland-sponsored events. You can also post events of interest to the Sustainable Maryland community by clicking on "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Car

January 28, 2019 to January 31, 2019

Greenbelt

An ideal course for landscapers, lawn care pros, garden caretakers, park and land trust managers, landscape architects, educators, gardeners, and anyone else who is interested in learning how to care for properties without toxic materials. This 30-hour, 4-day course for land care professionals and environmental educators offers a well-rounded curriculum which will cover organic land care principles, practices, design, and maintenance.

With this course, you will be able to implement organic practices in your work projects and will open up your business to a fast-growing market of customers and consumers who understand the benefits of an organically-managed property. At the end of this course, you will earn the trusted credential of being a NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) which organically–inclined customers in the Northeast have come to view as the gold standard organic landscapers.

 

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Event Type: Conferences

2019 Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit

February 06, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Miller Senate Office Building

11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland

Come for an informative afternoon with the Maryland environmental community! Hear from advocates and elected officials about Maryland's environmental legislative priorities.

 

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Event Type: Conferences

MAEOE Conference: Full STEAM Ahead: Expanding the Potential of Environmental Education

February 07, 2019 to February 10, 2019

Towson

Our conference theme, Full STEAM Ahead: Expanding the Potential of Environmental Education, promotes science, technology, engineering, art and agriculture, and math in education.

This theme highlights our organizational mission: MAEOE encourages, engages and empowers the community to understand, responsibly use and promote the natural world, and reflects our hopes and goals for the future. 

 

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Event Type: Conferences

Bike Maryland Symposium

February 19, 2019 - 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building, President’s Conference Center West

11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD

Event Type: Conferences

National Bike Summit

March 09, 2019 to March 12, 2019

The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill and showcasing successes on the ground, learning how they happen, and exploring ways to expand their reach. 

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Event Type: Conferences

The Humane Garden: Cultivating Compassion for all Creatures Severna Park

April 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location and specific date/time TBD

Event Type: Conferences

Green Neighbor Festival

May 04, 2019 - 12:00 am to 11:59 am

Culler Lake Park, Frederick, MD

The Green Neighbor Festival committee is planning a week long celebration of sustainability in Frederick County. 

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Event Type: Conferences

Maryland Land Conservation Conference

May 16, 2019 to May 17, 2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

The annual Maryland Land Conservation Conference is the largest conservation gathering and only land trust convocation of its kind in the state. This annual land conservation conference will bring together land trusts, conservancies, local and state government agencies, heritage organizations, members of the agricultural community and other partners for a comprehensive discussion about the future of land conservation in our region.

The conference will cover topics relevant to the land conservancy community, exploring themes related to community engagement, organizational development and communications, sustainability, and regional partnerships.

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Event Type: Conferences