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22Feb
2020

Knowing Native Plants: Trees in Winter

Saturday, February 22 - 1:00 pmFrom $15.00
Although this time of year the trees are dormant, they...
23Feb
2020 Pine trees

Winter Lecture Series: New Jersey Pine Barrens Plant Communities: Not Barren at All!

Sunday, February 23 - 2:00 pmFrom $10.00
Russell Juelg, a land steward and educator for the New...
07Mar
2020

Landscape Design: A Process for the Homeowner

Saturday, March 7 - 2:00 pmFrom $110.00
Back by popular demand! You may know what a landscape...

Featured Events

22Feb
2020

Knowing Native Plants: Trees in Winter

Saturday, February 22 - 1:00 pmFrom $15.00
Although this time of year the trees are dormant, they exhibit many interesting botanical features. Ed Lignowski will explain how to identify native deciduous trees and shrubs using buds, twigs, fruit, bark and shape as your only clues. Discover what these trees are doing to prepare for spring and how flowing sap is used to make maple syrup. Pre-registration required. Presentation/discussion will be followed by an outdoor tour.
23Feb
2020 Pine trees

Winter Lecture Series: New Jersey Pine Barrens Plant Communities: Not Barren at All!

Sunday, February 23 - 2:00 pmFrom $10.00
Russell Juelg, a land steward and educator for the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, will explore the surprising diversity of plant communities in this treasured region of New Jersey—including historical and current attempts to categorize the various communities. He will also look at some notable rare plants, including true endemics to the region. He will discuss how the distinctive ecological conditions in the Pine Barrens, as well as hydrology and fire, created and maintain these communities. Russell Juelg’s botany education began with organizing and leading a growing number of public educational and recreational programs in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. A graduate of Texas Christian University, his former positions have included working for 11 years with the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and three years as the managing director of the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford, NJ. He currently is working on a publication featuring the vascular plants of South Jersey.
07Mar
2020

Landscape Design: A Process for the Homeowner

Saturday, March 7 - 2:00 pmFrom $110.00
Back by popular demand! You may know what a landscape is, but do you know what "design" is? In this expanded five-part series, landscape architect Don Borden—a former professor at Temple and Delaware Valley universities—will share his experience to help you understand the ins and outs of the design process. You'll learn about the creative part of the process—from how to use texture, color, and constructed aspects—to how to choose the best solutions for your landscape. The final class will help you put it all together. Those attending should select a project area they would like assistance with and bring photographs and a sketch or plan of the area to the first class. Seminar participants should also bring soft pencils, markers, color pencils and yellow tracing paper (any art store) to each class. Don Borden is a retired registered Landscape Architect who earned degrees from Rutgers University in landscape architecture and Temple University in landscape design. He has 47 years in professional practice and taught at Temple University in Landscape Design and Delaware Valley University in Landscape Architecture. This series must be purchased as a whole, in advance. Individual sessions are not available for purchase. This series takes place on five Saturdays: March 7 - April 4.
12Mar
2020 Sale!

Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping: 20th Annual Land Ethics Symposium

Thursday, March 12 - 8:00 amFrom $50.00
Each year, this informative conference focuses on ways to create low-maintenance, economical and ecologically balanced landscapes using native plants and restoration techniques. Participants have opportunities to network and share their experiences with peers at this professional program. The symposium is geared toward professionals, including landscape architects, designers, contractors and the green industry, environmental consultants, land planners, managers and developers, and state/municipal officials. This symposium is also appropriate for homeowners and property managers seeking to enhance their understanding of ecologically-minded landscaping practices. Continuing education credits are available. To see the full list of credits available, click here. The 20th Annual Land Ethics Symposium: Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping, will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA, which is easily accessible by automobile or by SEPTA. Download the 2020 brochure Learn more about this event For more information, contact Adult and Professional Program Coordinator Santino Lauricella at lauricella@bhwp.org or 215.862.2924 ext. 102.

Featured Events

22Feb
2020

Knowing Native Plants: Trees in Winter

Saturday, February 22From $15.00
Although this time of year the trees are dormant, they...
23Feb
2020 Pine trees

Winter Lecture Series: New Jersey Pine Barrens Plant Communities: Not Barren at All!

Sunday, February 23From $10.00
Russell Juelg, a land steward and educator for the New...
07Mar
2020

Landscape Design: A Process for the Homeowner

Saturday, March 7From $110.00
Back by popular demand! You may know what a landscape...