Come to the Bay

Come to the Bay

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Come to the Bay

Presenting Sponsors

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2023 Dates: January 23-26 (Monday – Thursday)

Monday, January 23
– Service Project (Vital Environmental Work at Pleasure House Point) Center)
Tuesday, January 24
– Natives in the Landscape/ Social
Wednesday, January 25 (FREE for Members)
– Pesticide Recertification; – Pesticide Certification; – Fertilizer Recertification; – Fertilizer Certification
Wednesday and Thursday, January 25,26
– Condensed Landscape/Lawn Short Course (must attend both days)
– Topics include: Transition Zone Challenges, Botany 101, Tree Botany and Maintenance, Turfgrass Basics, Weeds in the Landscape, Natives in the Landscape, Woody Plant ID, Legislative Issues

Sponsors/Vendors
Agronomic Lawn Management
Landscape Supply
Lawns and Gardens Plus
WeedMan

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Presenting Sponsors BAY ($3,000 each)-includes Prime Display Table
Evening Social Sponsor(s) ($1,500 each)-includes Regular Display Table
Beverage Sponsorship ($600 each)-includes Regular Display Table
Display Table – Prime Location ($650)
Display Table – Regular Location ($450)
Friend of the Bay Sponsor ($250 each)
Service Project Sponsor ($800 each)

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WHAT: Come to the Bay Service Project
WHEN: Monday, January 23, 2023
PARTNERS: Chesapeake Bay Foundation, City of Virginia Beach
SCOPE: Replanting the 1,200 sqft Brock Environmental Center entry planting with native flowering pollinators and other native plants; Planting two other key areas on the Brock Center campus (Pleasure House Point)
COST: $12,000
DONATE (your donations are tax-exempt): https://vaturf.org/donate_institute/

ORIGINAL MASTER PLAN OF ENTRY

CURRENT STATE OF ENTRY (it needs help!)

l – Chris Moore (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)
r – Michael Moore (City of Virginia Beach)

One needy area on the Brock Environmental Center campus

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Sponsors of 2022 Event:
Presenting: Agronomic Lawn Management, Lawn & Gardens Plus, TruGreen
Vendor: McGill Compost

Download the Following Presentations

Tuesday, February 15

8:30 AM Recognizing the Good Insects (Alejandro Del Pozo, Virginia Tech)
9:00 AM State of the Bay (Chris Moore, Chesapeake Bay Foundation)
9:30 AM Woody Plants for Riparian buffers (Joel Koci, VCE)

11:15 AM Ticks You Meet
(Holly Gaff, Old Dominion University)

2:30 PM Image and Branding (Julie Holt, Leading Edge Communications)

Wednesday, February 16

9:15 AM Stormwater_Systems (Tara Copeland, City of Virginia Beach)
10:30 AM Special Needs – Grass Selection / Fertilizers /Mowing (Mike Goatley, Virginia Tech)
11:15 AM Elizabeth River Project(Joe Rieger, Elizabeth River Project)
2:00 PM Fertilizing Non Turf Areas (Laurie Fox, Virginia Tech)