September 26, 2018

APLD International Design Conference 2018 in Toronto: Recap From a First Time Attendee

The APLD International Design Conference (Sept 13th – 17th 2018) is a power-packed weekend to say the least.  Unlike most conferences I’ve attended, we weren’t locked in a lecture hall for four days.  Rather, APLD strikes the perfect balance of specialist speakers and boots-on-the-ground garden tours; seeing theory in action, which is always preferred! Friday: Lectures, Demos & Networking On 

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December 28, 2017

Protecting Westchester’s Lakes, Ponds & Streams: How To Be a Responsible Steward

I attended the Westchester County Government’s Pond and Lake Management Workshop at the start of the month and learned about the important work of the DEC in overseeing our public water bodies. Pond and lake management is a complicated issue that impacts many facets of the environment and our lives. You may have heard about the Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) 

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