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Rules for Tagging Events

The following is the tagging system to use. Please follow it, and make sure you do not create new tags by creating spelling variants. If you do, then the event will not be filtered onto the right page.

1. All events must be tagged with "mnps" or "other".

mnps: for a master listing of all MNPS events, regardless of type or location. Used to pull events into the gadget on the Home page.

other: for a master listing of all other organization events, regardless of type or location.

2. All events must be tagged with one of the following:

boardmeeting: for all MNPS board meetings. Used to pull MNPS board meetings into the Board Meetings page.

conference: for a master listing of all conferences or symposia, regardless of the organization. Used to pull events into the Conferences and Symposia page.

fieldtrip: for amaster listing of all field trips, regardless of the organization. Used to pull events into the Field Trips page.

invasives: for a master listing of all invasive species removal projects. Used to pull events into the Invasives Species Removal Projects page.

meeting: for a master listing of all meetings, regardless of the organization. Used to pull events into the Meetings page.

plantsale: for a master listing of all plant sales. Used to pull events into the Native Plant Sales page.

workshop: for a master listing of all workshops and training, regardless of the organization. Used to pull events into the Workshops and Training page.

3. All events must have a main or chapter location.

"Main" refers to events occurring in Montgomery County. Events occurring outside must be tied to the nearest chapter. Only one of two categories for the area should be used, depending on whether the event is sponsored by MNPS or another organization.

baltimore: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Baltimore and Howard Counties and Baltimore City. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Greater Baltimore Chapter page.

otherbaltimore: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Baltimore and Howard Counties and Baltimore City. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Greater Baltimore Chapter page.

catoctin: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Frederick, Carroll, and Washington Counties. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Catoctin Chapter page.

othercatoctin: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Frederick, Carroll, and Washington Counties. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Catoctin Chapter page.

easternshore: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring on the Eastern Shore (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties). Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Eastern Shore Chapter page.

othereasternshore: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring on the Eastern Shore (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties). Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Eastern Shore Chapter page.

montgomery: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Montgomery County. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Montgomery Chapter page.

othermontgomery: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Montgomery County. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Montgomery Chapter page.

northeast: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Cecil and Harford counties. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the North East Chapter page.

othernortheast: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Cecil and Harford counties. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the North East Chapter page.

pgaa: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Prince George's / Anne Arundel Chapter page.

other pgaa: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Prince George's / Anne Arundel Chapter page.

southernmd: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Southern Maryland Chapter page.

othersouthernmd: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Southern Maryland Chapter page.

westernmd: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Allegany and Garrett counties. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Western Mountains Chapter page.

otherwesternmd: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Allegany and Garrett counties. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Western Mountains Chapter page.

dc: for all events sponsored by MNPS occurring in Washington, DC. Used to pull events into the "Chapter Events" area of the Washington, DC, Chapter page.

otherdc: for all events not sponsored by MNPS and occurring in Washington, DC. Used to pull events into the "Other Local Events" area of the Washington, DC, Chapter page.

4. The additional levels of filtering described below are also necessary.

fallconference: for all MNPS Annual Fall Conferences. This category is used to separate the conferences into the MNPS Annual Fall Conferences page. Fall Conference events will be tagged as follows: "mnps, conference, {chapter}, fallconference". Substitute for "{chapter}" the appropriate chapter, e.g., "baltimore".

fern: for events related to the 2011 Year of the Fern

oak: for events related to the 2012 Year of the Oaks

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