What’s Happening?

A snapshot of upcoming events focused on the benefits associated with experiencing nearby nature in cities.

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World Labyrinth Day
Celebrate the sixth annual World Labyrinth Day (WLD) on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014! The Labyrinth Society invites you to ‘Walk as One at 1″ in the afternoon, joining others around the globe to create a wave of peaceful energy washing across the time zones.  In Baltimore?  Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has a beautiful labyrinth to visit.  Join them at their spring labyrinth program.

When:  Saturday, May 3
Where:  Find a labyrinth near you! 

Alliance for Community Trees 2014 Policy Summit
Join colleagues from around the country for the Alliance for Community Trees 2014 Annual Policy Summit. With the U.S. Congress’ recent bipartisan actions in passing a 2-year Omnibus Budget and a new 5-year Farm Bill, it’s time to for urban forestry advocates and practitioners to learn what these new laws mean for urban forestry, your organization, and trees in your community.

When:  May 7–8, 2014
Where:  Washington, DC or in your home district

National Public Gardens Day
National Public Gardens Day is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and education in communities nationwide.

When:  Friday, May 9
Where:  Find a public garden near you!