Explore PSLA at Maryland Day 2022

April 21, 2022

April 30, 2022 10:00 - 4:00 PM Ag Avenue Locations: Plant Sciences Building (PLSC), PLSC Front Plaza, Animal and Avian Sciences Building Courtyard

Events to support campus celebration of Maryland Day

PLSC Building Rm 0123

  • Art with Plant Dyes 10:00 am-4:00 pm
    • Create art using dyes you'll make from plants!

PLSC Building Rm 0104

  • LARC Program Virtual Visualization Demo 10:00 am-4:00 pm
    • Participate in our demo using virtual visualization headsets and projections for
      landscape architecture and environmental design.

PLSC Building Front Plaza

  • Plant Giveaway 10:00 am-4:00 pm 
    • Get a free plant planted this year by the UMD Greenhouse's faculty and staff.
  • LARC Program/SASLA Kid's Design Table 10:00 am-4:00 pm
    • Children of all ages discover the fun and excitement associated with the design of our landscapes.
      There will be guided exercises and drawing materials for the children
      to explore.


  • Agricultural and Extension Education Program Tables 10:00 am-4:00 pm
    • Chat with our graduate students about the new Master of Extension Education program. View how we study people through our Extension Education program. How do we use social science to learn about people's decision making and behaviors?
    • Agricultural Education -Journey to discover the BEST teaching job in education. Chat with our undergraduate students about the degree specializations to become a certified Ag teacher or plan your teaching future in non-traditional teaching- such as a Farm based Educator. Check out our Maryland Map of Ag education programs in the state and learn more about our network of agricultural educators. 


  • Plants Get Sick Too 10:00 am-4:00pm
    • Explore the ways that plants become sick and ways to heal them.


  • Feeding the World 10:00 am-4:00 pm

PLSC Lobby

  • Gene Editing 10:00 am-4:00 pm 
    • Be a genome engineer for the day. In this hands-on exercise, kids will customize their own genes, add them to a piece of DNA with molecular scissors, and repair it.

Animal and Avian Sciences Building Courtyard

  • Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Information Table 10:00 am-4:00pm
    • Learn about what our department has to offer with our many different programs!

Various Locations on UMD campus 

  • Campus Tree Walk  11:00am -2:00 pm (map here)