Conferences, Workshops and Tours


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2014 Green Design $aves Green Workshop

This workshop on March 26 at Germantown Academy for managers of large landscapes like corporate centers and school campuses provided local examples and plenty of ideas. Click here for more details.

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2014 Green Infrastructure Tour of Lackawanna County

On May 16, a bus full of attendees took an entertaining and educational trip through Lackawanna County to see six great examples of natural stormwater management, native plantings and more! Click here for more details about the day.

 

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2013 Corporate Campus and Industrial Park Workshop

On October 30 many corporate and industrial park managers, groundskeepers, landscape architects and others gathered to discuss ways to design and maintain large campuses for money savings, environmental protection and employee health. To view presentations and learn more about the event, click here.

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2013 Etna Rain Garden Installation Workshop

On September 7, more than 40 landscape professionals met to learn how to design, install and maintain rain gardens. To view the workshop presentations, video and other resources, click here.

 

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2013 Luzerne County Sustainable Lands Bus Tour

On Friday, May 31 tour participants saw six great examples of businesses and parks that design and manage their lands in a green, money-saving way.  To learn more about these sites, click here.

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2012 Montgomery County Bus Tour

An openspace and stormwater BMP bus tour of Montgomery County took place on October 24.  Download the tour booklet to learn more about the six great sites that they visted or take a look at photos from the day here.

 

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2011 Creating Sustainable Communities Conference

A day-long conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh that focused on green stormwater management and infrastructure, healthy communities and saving money.

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2011 Lehigh County Sustainable Landscapes Bus Tour

A one day bus tour of 8 sites in Lehigh County that feature many green and sustainable best management practices.  This site features the tour program, registration materials and other information.

 

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2011 Lancaster County Sustainable Landscapes Bus Tour

A one day bus tour of Lancaster County that highlights natural stormwater management, native plantings and other green techniques.  This site features the tour program, registration materials and other information.

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2010 Sustainable Lands Conference

A conference at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. that focused on managing landscapes in a healthier, more environmentally-friendly, and cost effective way.

 

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2010 Lehigh Valley Sustainable Lands Bus Tour

A one-day bus tour of Northampton County that highlighted ideas and best management practices to manage lands through cost effective, environmentally friendly ways. This site features the bus tour program guide and additional information.

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2009 Sustainable Lands Conference

A conference at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pa. that focused on managing landscapes in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way while saving money. Conference presentations and a photo gallery are included here.

 

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2008 Sustainable Parks Conference

This conference at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. focused on developing and managing parks in a healthier, more environmentally-friendly way. Seven presentations (in PowerPoint and Adobe PDF) are available on the site.