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Certify Your Yard as a Wildlife Habitat
The National Wildlife Federation wants to help you make your yard a comfortable home for the wildlife in your community. With helpful hints and strategies for getting it done, register here.

The Best Ways to Handle Pests
Banishing bugs from your yard is not the best strategy for a healthy landscape. The Sierra Club identified a list of better-for-the-environment solutions to dealing with bugs in your garden.

Ready to Dig In?
This comprehensive guide to conservation landscaping will have you thinking about your yard in a whole new way. Get to work!

REFERENCES
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council, Conservation Landscaping Guidelines: The Eight Essential Elements of Conservation Landscaping, November 2010.

Blue Water Baltimore, Conservation Landscaping for Healthy Streams: Blue Water Baltimore’s Guide to Conservation Landscaping in Urban and Suburban Environments.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mid-Atlantic Region Green Landscaping, Getting Started with Green Landscaping in the Mid-Atlantic.

Sierra Club, Safe and Environmentally Friendly Pesticides

Better Homes and Gardens, Green Landscaping.

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Conservation Events

September 10th, 2014- Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture: The Battle of Baltimore: How Our Harbor Helped Define America

September 13th, 2014- Virginia Beach Dune Restoration

September 23rd, 2014- Fresh Thoughts Dinner

October 11th, 2014- Masonville Cove Field Day

October 25th, 2014- Fort McHenry Field Day

Interested in becoming a Maryland Master Naturalist?  E-mail our Conservation department for more information!