Save the Bay with Sustainable Lawn Care: A Glenstone Museum Example

Date:
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Webinar
REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Are you ready to elevate your lawn to the next level… and help save the Bay? Fall is the best time of year to take crucial next steps to enhance your lawn and your local waterways. Whether you are fighting against weeds or for clean water, the impact begins with choices you make every day. In this webinar, attendees will hear from experts about sustainable lawn care and how these practices affect waterways.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is excited to partner with Glenstone Museum for this program. Glenstone Museum is dedicated to integrating art, architecture, and nature into a contemplative environment, which is a seamless complement to CBF’s legacy in driving appreciation and advocacy for green spaces in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Speakers:

Paul Tukey, Chief Sustainability Officer, Glenstone Museum
Paul Tukey came to Glenstone in 2010 as a sustainable landscape consultant and joined the museum as a full-time associate three years later to focus on all aspects of sustainability and regeneration in grounds and buildings. He is the author of the best-selling book, The Organic Lawn Care Manual, as well as hundreds of articles on many aspects of natural landscape techniques. Paul was named the first-ever Green Medal of Honor recipient from the Garden Writers of America in 2017. An avid photographer, writer and runner, he resides in Maryland with his wife and two daughters.

Beth McGee, Director of Science and Ag Policy, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Dr. Beth McGee is the Director of Science and Agricultural Policy with CBF. Beth has been at CBF since 2003 where she is the lead policy advisor and coordinator on regional water quality and agricultural initiatives. For more than 30 years, Beth has been very active in Chesapeake Bay issues, conducting research, serving on technical subcommittees and advisory groups, testifying before Congress, and helping shape the precedent-setting clean-up plan for the Chesapeake Bay. In her spare time, she likes doing anything outside—kayaking, hiking, biking.

About Glenstone
Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is integrated into nearly 300 acres of gently rolling pasture and unspoiled woodland in Montgomery County, Maryland, less than 15 miles from the heart of Washington, DC. Established by the not-for-profit Glenstone Foundation, the museum opened in 2006 and provides a contemplative, intimate setting for experiencing iconic works of art and architecture within a natural environment.

Glenstone is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to Glenstone is free and visits can be scheduled online at: www.glenstone.org.

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