Environmental Series Continues with Talk on Conservation Landscaping


Lyle AlmondInterested in creating a more ecological woodland garden?   On Thursday, July 7, 6:30 pm at Sumner Hall, Lyle Almond, Forest Stewardship Educator with the University of Maryland Extension Service, will discuss the eight essentials of Conservation Landscaping, and aesthetic and ecological principals of woodland gardening- targeted at owners of 1 to 10 acres of wooded property.

In addition to assisting landowners with design and management, Almond is also the Maryland/Delaware Master Logger Program Coordinator, and writes a monthly column, TreeTips, for The Delmarva Farmer.  He studied Pro Silva Forestry on a Fulbright Scholarship in Europe, and has a Professional Certificate in Landscape Design from the University of Richmond at Lewis Ginger Botanic Garden.

The Chestertown Environmental Series lectures and films are free and open to the public.  They are held the first Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm at Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen St.  In Chestertown.  The series continues on August 4 with the film, “Blue Gold.” The world’s supply of fresh water is dwindling rapidly.  Will future wars be fought over water, not fossil fuels?  The series is curated by Margo Bailey, and is sponsored by the Town of Chestertown.  For more information, go to http://www.chestertown.com/environment.

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