Turf Magazine - September, 2011

NORTH DEPARTMENTS

Calendar

Connecticut

October 12 Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association Annual PlantConnecticut Project. Lyman Hall High School, Wallingford. To learn more, call 800-562-0610 or visit www.flowersplantsinct.com.

November 2-3 Tree Risk Assessment Course & Exam. Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford. For details, visit www.mac-isa.org.

December 1 CICA University J3 & J4 Class. Crowne Plaza, Cromwell. For more information, visit www.cicaweb.org.

Delaware

November 16 2011 Delaware Ornamental & Turf Workshop. Hockessin Memorial Hall, Hockessin. For more information, visit www.dnlaonline.org.

November 17 Copeland Native Plant Series: Maintaining Curb Appeal with Native Plants. Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin. For details, visit www.delawarenaturesociety.org.

January 12, 2012 Copeland Native Plant Series: Rare & Endangered Plants of Delaware. Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin. To learn more, visit www.delawarenaturesociety.org.

March 8, 2012 Copeland Native Plant Series: Meadow Creation & Management Techniques. Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin. For more information, visit www.delawarenaturesociety.org.

Maine

January 24, 2012 Reception with Dr. Michael Dirr. Augusta Civic Center, Augusta. To learn more, visit www.melna.org.

January 25, 2012 Maine Landscape & Nursery Association Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Augusta Civic Center, Augusta. For details, visit www.melna.org.

Maryland

October 24-28 Basic Wetland Delineation. St. Michaels. For more information, visit www.wetland.org.

Massachusetts

September 20 Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Dinner Meeting. Ken's Steak House, Framingham. For details, visit www.mlp-mclp.org.

September 22 Scouting for Pests & Problems of Woody Ornamentals Walkabout: Diseases & Weeds. Elm Bank, Wellesley. For more information, call 413-545-0895, email eweeks@umext.umass.edu or visit http://extension.umass.edu/turf.

September 22-October 27 Plant Form & Function. Bentley University, Waltham. To learn more, visit www.newfs.org/learn/catalog/bot1000.

October 6 MALCP/NESTMA Golf Classic. Butter Brook Golf Club, Westford. For details, visit www.malcp.org.

October 18 Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Dinner Meeting. Ken's Steak House, Framingham. For details, visit www.mlp-mclp.org.

November 2 NENA Volunteer Leaders Summit. MHS Elm Bank Reservation, Wellesley. For more information, visit www.newenglandnurseryassociation.org.

November 15 Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Annual Meeting & Dinner Meeting. Ken's Steak House, Framingham. For details, visit www.mlp-mclp.org.

February 1-3, 2012 New England Grows. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston. For details, visit www.newenglandgrows.org.

New Hampshire

October 5 New Hampshire Landscape Association Twilight Meeting. NH Children's Museum and Park Street Park, Dover. For more information, visit www.nhlaonline.org.

New Jersey

September 21 2011 Golf Classic. Black Bear Golf Course, Franklin. To learn more, visit www.njlca.org.

October 20 Emergency Pesticide Recertification Seminar. New Brunswick. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu.

October 26 Emergency Pesticide Recertification: Half Day in 3A; Half Day in 3B. New Brunswick. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu.

November 10-11 Introduction to Plant Identification. New Brunswick. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu.

November 29 Hazardous Tree Identification. New Brunswick. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu.

December 1 Snow & Ice Removal. New Brunswick. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu.

December 6-8 Green Expo Turf & Landscape Conference. Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City. For details, visit www.njturfgrass.org.

February 29, 2012 New Jersey Landscape 2012. Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus. For more information, visit www.njlca.org.

New York

October 3 Hahn Memorial Scholarship Tournament. Shadow Lake Golf Course, Penfield. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

October 5-19 Waterscaping. New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. For more information, call 718-817-8747 or visit www.nybg.org/edu.

October 6 Winning Fields, Winning Fairways. Irondequoit Country Club and Nazareth College, Rochester. For details, visit www.nysta.org.

January 24-25, 2012 Southeast Regional Conference. Ramada Conference Center, Fishkill. For more information, visit www.nysta.org.

Pennsylvania

September 19; 27 County Landscape Updates. Leesport; Honey Brook. For more information, visit www.plna.com.

January 10-March 29, 2012 Sustainable Landscape Technology Certificate Program: Turf & Ornamental Weed Control; Landscape Plant Establishment & Maintenance. Penn State Beaver, Monaca; Penn State Fayette, Uniontown; Penn State Center, Pittsburgh. To learn more, visit www.pennstatecenter.com.

February 7-9, 2012 2012 Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Trade Show. Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North, Mars. For details, visit www.paturf.org.

Rhode Island

September 17 Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association Golf Tournament. Laurel Lane Country Club, West Kingston. For more information, visit www.rinla.org.

October 22 Common Conifers of Rhode Island. FMM, North Providence. To learn more, visit www.ritree.org.

National

September 19 American Nursery & Landscape Association Legislative Fly-Out Program. Spring Meadow Nursery, Grand Haven, Mich. To learn more, visit www.anla.org.

September 25 A Taste of Clinic. Grand Rapids, Mich. For more information, visit www.anla.org.

September 29-October 2 Women in the Green Industry Conference. Westin Harbor Resort & Spa, Savannah, Ga. To learn more, visit www.johndeerelandscapes.com/WIGI.

October 2-8 Stihl Tour des Trees. Virginia Beach, Va., to Washington, D.C. For details, visit www.stihltourdestrees.org.

October 5-7 WaterSmart Innovations 2011. Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.watersmartinnovations.com.

October 26-29 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.greenindustryconference.org.

October 27-30 PGMS School of Grounds Management and GIE+ EXPO. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. To learn more, call 800-558-8767 or visit www.gie-expo.com.

October 30-November 2 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. For details, visit www.asla.org.

November 3-5 Tree Care Industry Expo 2011. Hartford, Conn. To learn more, visit www.tcia.org.

November 6-8 Irrigation Show 2011. San Diego, Calif. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

November 9, 14, 16 PLANET Webinars: Google SketchUp Overview & Basics; Integrating CAD with Google SketchUp; SketchUp Grading, Rendering & Animations. To learn more, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

Canada/International

September 27-30 CanWest Horticulture Show. Vancouver, B.C. For details, visit www.canwesthortshow.com.

October 19-20 Landscape On- tario Expo 2011. Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ont. To learn more, visit www.loexpo.ca.

November 7-8 Atlantic Green Forum. Holiday Inn, St. John's, Newfoundland. For details, visit www.landscapenf.org.

November 12-13 Saskatchewan Green Trades Conference. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. For more information, visit www.saskatchewangreentradesconference.com.