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List of Past Workshops

2010

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Traveling Landscape Design Clinic: A fast-paced, participatory workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky for homeowners, landscape contractors, and garden designers.

Berkshire Botanical Garden Stockbridge, MA

September 25, 2010

2009

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Rediscovering and Protecting our Historic Town Commons: Mollie Babize, Design Associate at WCA, led a workshop for the Highland Communities Initiative annual meeting, based on WCA’s two-year study of historic town commons across the Commonwealth. That study, underwritten by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, resulted in a citizen guidebook for assessing and rehabilitating historic town commons.

Highland Communities Initiative
Annual Meeting; Ashfield, MA

September 12, 2009

2008

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Professional Practice Workshop
Guest Panelist

Dept of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts

October 9, 2008

2008 Franklin Land Trust Farm & Garden Tour
Featured garden on self-guided tour

Franklin Land Trust, Shelburne Falls, MA
Details on this event

June 28 - 29, 2008

The Essence of Landscape Design: Walt Cudnohufsky & Prue Berry

Rowe Conference Center, Rowe, MA

May 30 - June 1, 2008

Site Planning & Its Implications for the Placement & Design of Buildings

Waldorf Hartsbrook School, Hadley, MA

January 22, 2008

2007

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

The Old Red Barn Visioning Session
Guest Panelist

Agawam Office of Planning & Community Development, Agawam, MA
View all info on this event

September 17 , 2007

Watercolor Landscapes learn how to paint, really! Intensive hands-on painting workshop

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
Workshop details

July 18 , 2007

Architectural Design Workshop Educational workshop for elementary school students

Sanderson Academy, Ashfield, MA
Presented in conjunction with the Western Massachusetts AIA (American Institute of Architects)

June 5-8 , 2007

Garden Design: Why Do I Like It? Design tour of Historic and WCA-designed gardens: Mission House, Naumkeag, Ashintully and more

Sponsored by Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
Workshop details

June 2 , 2007

Visual Quality in the Regional Landscape

Conway Historical Society
Main St., Conway, MA 7:30 PM

May 8, 2007

Community Planning Days Weekend long visioning session & public forum for the Easthampton Master Plan

Easthampton Master Plan Committee, City of Easthampton, MA
White Brook Middle School & various locations
Event details

April 27 – 28, 2007

Associated Landscape Contractors of MA Conference: How the Landscape Informs You (Guest Speaker)

Associated Landscape Contractors of MA, Ken's Steak House, Framingham, MA

March 20 , 2007

Ecological Landscaping Association’s 2007 Winter Conference & Eco-Marketplace: Sustainable Landscape Design (Guest Speaker)

Ecological Landscaping Association, MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA
Conference details

March 3 , 2007

Landscape Design Studio : design skill development course for the landscape / garden designer, site planner, builder, or engineer (8 sessions)

Walter Cudnohufsky Associates, Inc.
455 Bug Hill Rd., Ashfield, MA
Design Sudio Flyer

February 3, 7, 14, 21 & 28
March 8, 15 & 17, 2007

Intensive Watercolor Workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky

Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield, MA
9 AM- 4 PM Workshop details

January 21, February 11, March 11, April 15, and May 15, 2007

Landscape Design Clinic (Course component of the Horticulture Certificate Program Level II)

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
Course details

Wednesdays: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and Saturday January 27, 2007

2006

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

4th Annual Integrated Design/Integrated Development Conference: Dollars and Sense of Integrated Design (Speaker)

The American Institute of Architects/New Hampshire Chapter Environmental Guild & The Jordan Institute, Greenfield, NH
Conference details

October 5-7, 2006

Landscape Design Principles

Conway School of Landscape Design, Conway, MA

August 12, 2006

Artists' Wednesdays (demonstration of watercolor techniques)

The Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, MA
1 - 4 PM

August 2, 2006

Painting Watercolor Landscapes with Walter Cudnohufsky

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

July 22, 2006

Guemes Island, WA Sustainable Design Assessment Team Visit (Community assistance program that focuses on the principles of sustainability)

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Guemes Island, WA
Info on this event

June 20-22, 2006

3rd Annual Lenox Art Walk ( watercolor techniques demonstration)

The Lenox Gallery of Fine Art, Lenox, MA
10 AM - 7 PM

May 27, 2006

Landscape Design Clinic – Finding Form (Llandscape design consultation and demonstration)

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA Workshop details

May 20, 2006

Intensive Watercolor Workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky

Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield, MA
9 AM- 5 PM Workshop details

May 7, 2006

The Essence of Landscape Design

Rowe Camp and Conference Center, Rowe, MA Workshop details

April 28-30, 2006

Intensive Watercolor Workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky

Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield, MA
9 AM- 5 PM Workshop details

April 9, 2006

Intensive Watercolor Workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky

Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield, MA
9 AM- 5 PM Workshop details

March 12, 2006

Intensive Watercolor Workshop with Walter Cudnohufsky

Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield, MA
9 AM- 5 PM Workshop details

February 12, 2006

Garden Design Principles

Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA, and the Ecological Landscaping Association
Workshop details

January 7, 2006

2005

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Highlands Home Design Workshop

Highland Communities Initiative of The Trustees of Reservations, Huntington, MA

 

Strategies to Get Your Bylaw Passed

Highland Communities Initiative of The Trustees of Reservations, Huntington, MA

September 17, 2005

Design Clinic

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May 21, 2005

Plan New Hampshire - Design Charrette

Plan New Hampshire: The Southern Gateway Village Redesign, Peterborough, NH

May 6 - 7, 2005

2004

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Four step program for Ecological Landscaping - site analysis and site design

Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA with Dennis Carboni

December 4, 2004

Landscape Design as Art

Deerfield Alumni Association, Deerfield, MA

July 15, 2004

Traveling Design Clinic

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May 22, 2004

Design workshop & course

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May, 2004

Landscape Design and Interactive Process Clinic

Rowe Conference Center, Rowe, MA

April 30 - May2, 2004

Residential Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
with Stephan Green, Architect

February 21, 2004

2003

TITLE / SUBJECT

SPONSOR / LOCATION / CO-PRESENTERS

DATE

Saving Community Character
(Strategies for Sustaining Rural Communities conference workshop)

Highland Communities Initiative of The Trustees of Reservations, Huntington, MA

September 20, 2003

New England Log Home
(Lecture)

Chamber of Commerce, Great Barrington, MA

Summer, 2003

Design workshop & course

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May, 2003

Visioning Workshop and 5-year update

Easthampton, MA

April, 2003

Open Space & Recreation, Cultural & Historic Resources
(3 design Charettes)

Williamstown, MA

 

2002

Design workshop & course

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May, 2002

Assessing and Protecting Historic Town Commons

Presentation to the Conway School of Landscape Design, Conway, MA

May 29, 2002

Smart Growth 2002: Spotlight on the Berkshires

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission; held in North Adams & Stockbridge, MA

April 24 & May 1, 2002

Forestry in the Fragmentation Puzzle

New England Society of American Foresters

March 26-28, 2002

A Visioning Session for the New England Log Homes Property
(2 workshops)

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire, Inc. Great Barrington, MA

January 14 and January 17, 2002

2001

Engaging Our Young People
(Lecture)

Hampshire Educational Collaborative, Northampton, MA

November 3, 2001

Town Commons Preservation
(Workshop)

Presented at the Annual Conference of the New England Chapter, American Planning Association, Lowell, MA

October 5, 2001

Preserving Local Landscapes
(Workshop)

Presented at the Massachusetts Historical Preservation Conference, Amherst, MA

September 28, 2001

Design workshop & course

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May, 2001

Preserving a Place of the Heart: Managing Change in the Battenkill Watershed
(Keynote Speaker: Walter Cudnohufsky)

The Battenkill Conservancy-New York; held in Greenwich, New York

April 7, 2001

Public Space / Public Spirit
(Keynote Speaker: Walter Cudnohufsky)

Planning Board, Town of Sheffield; held in Sheffield, MA

February 10, 2001

2000

Observation and Design: A Landscape Architect's Musings on Process

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Fall Lecture Series - The Art of Design

October 1, 2000

Planning Workshop, Oak & Spruce Resort

Stockbridge, MA

Aug. 14, 2000

Design workshop & course

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

May, 2000

Design Workshop

Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY

Spring, 2000

Seven public visioning meetings

Westfield, MA

1999 - 2000

Public Meetings with twenty-six communities to identify historic preservation priorities

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management Town Commons Preservation Initiative 2000

1999 - 2000

Community visioning meeting and report

Scituate, MA

2000

Community Visioning & Open Space Planning, Design Guidelines

Raynham, MA

2000

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