SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – How do we protect local landscapes from rising pressures of drought, deluge, temperature extremes, and an explosion of invasive species? Join us to explore strategies at the 20th Annual ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace, Feb. 26-27 at the MassMutual Center here.

Admission includes educational sessions and workshops, breakfast and lunch, access to vendors of ecological products and services, Jazz Social Hour, and networking opportunities throughout the day.

Wednesday offers two intensive workshops:

. Maintaining Tree Health
. Soil: the Base Layer of Ecological Health

Wednesday Keynote Dinner features Dr. John Todd: Healing the Waters: A Tale of Ecology and Living Technologies.

Thursday begins early with a hands-on workshop to install a green roof complete with vegetated mats, followed by twelve sessions covering a wide range of topics from design inspiration to problem solving.

Read the ELA Conference brochure for the complete schedule and details. Register  today to reserve your place and save.