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Feb24
Growing Native Plants: Seed Propagation

Growing Native Plants: Propagation from Seed

Start your wildflower gardening early. Take advantage of Preserve Curator... »
Mar15

18th Annual Land Ethics Symposium

Each year, this informative conference focuses on ways to create... »
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Feb24
Growing Native Plants: Seed Propagation

Growing Native Plants: Propagation from Seed

Start your wildflower gardening early. Take advantage of Preserve Curator Jason Ksepka’s expertise and learn how to start native wildflowers from seed. Jason will discuss interesting seed germination processes while you plant a variety of wildflower seeds in class to bring home and grow. All materials included. »
Feb24
Knowing Native Plants: Trees in Winter

Knowing Native Plants: Trees in Winter

Although trees are dormant this time of year, they exhibit many interesting botanical features to examine. Join Ed Lignowski, Ph.D., to learn how to identify native deciduous trees and shrubs when they have neither flowers nor leaves. Participants will learn to use a dichotomous keys based on characteristics of twigs, buds and bark; discover how trees are preparing for spring growth; and find out how flowing sap is used to make maple syrup. Advance registration is recommended. Most Knowing Native Plants presentations will be followed by an outdoor tour. Professional CEUs available. »
Mar15

18th Annual Land Ethics Symposium

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. Continuing education credits are available. The 18th Annual Land Ethics Symposium: Creative Approaches for Ecological Landscaping, will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA, which is easily accessible by automobile or by SEPTA. Regular registration $149 per person ($179 after February 15, 2018) Full-time student registration $50 Learn more about this event Download the 2018 Symposium brochure Register for the 18th Annual Land Ethics Symposium For more information, contact Education Coordinator Kelly Joslin at les@bhwp.org or 215.862.2924 ext. 102. »
Mar24
Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) by Jean Barrell

Knowing Native Plants: Signs of Spring

The promise of spring is just around the corner. Meet early flowering plants and learn how they have adapted to this potentially harsh time of year. This program will focus on early-blooming species such as snow trillium, skunk cabbage and hepatica. We will attempt to identify spring-blooming species from the shoots that will just be poking through the soil. Photo: Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) by Jean Barrell »
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Featured Events

Feb24
Growing Native Plants: Seed Propagation

Growing Native Plants: Propagation from Seed

Start your wildflower gardening early. Take advantage of Preserve Curator... »
Mar15

18th Annual Land Ethics Symposium

Each year, this informative conference focuses on ways to create... »
View All