Illinois

August 23 & 30 Design Drawing: Color Pencil. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chi;cago. For more information, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 25 Lake & Pond Shorelines: Controlling Erosion & Enhancing Habitat. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. To learn more, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 25-26 2009 iTurfExpo. Midwest Golf House Complex, Lemont. For more information, visit www.illinoisturfgrassfoundation.org.

September 1 BFG Horticulture Expo. The Stonegate Conference Centre, Hoffman Estates. To learn more, call 800-883-0234.

September 10 ILCA & ILASLA Golf Outing. St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, West Chicago. For details, visit www.ilca.net.

October 23 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association 50th Anniversary Party & Annual Meeting. Marriott O’Hare Hotel, Chicago. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.

November 5 Natural Lawn Care Workshop. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

January 20, 2010 Women’s Networking Group Winter Event. Howl at the Moon, Chicago. For details, visit www.ilca.net.

Indiana

August 27 Indiana Professional Lawn & Landscape Association Summer Field Day. Hendricks County Conference Center, Danville. For details, visit www.iplla.com.

September 30 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Golf Day. Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.mrtf.org.

November 9-10 Turf & Ornamental Seminar. Daniel Center, West Lafayette. For more information, visit www.mrtf.org.

December 3; 9 Basic Training: Turf Management. Allen County Extension Office, Fort Wayne; Marion County Extension Office, Indianapolis. For details, visit www.mrtf.org.

January 6-8, 2010 Indiana Green Expo. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.mrtf.org.

Iowa

August 31 Iowa Turfgrass Institute/Iowa GCSA Benefit Golf Tournament. Hyperion Field Club, Johnston. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

January 19-21, 2010 Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Polk County Convention Complex & Marriott Hotel, Des Moines. For details, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

Kansas

December 8-10 Kansas Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Kansas Expo Center, Topeka. For more information, visit www.ksuturf.com/Conference.html.

Kentucky

September 2 Kentucky Nursery & Landscape Association 10th Annual Summer Outing. Valley Hill Nurseries, Springfield. For more information, call 502-695-0106, e-mail mail.knla@gmail.com or visit www.knla.org.

November 7 Winter Tree & Shrub Identification. Burlington. For details, visit www.kyisatree.org.

Michigan

August 18 Woody Ornamental Diagnostic Walk. Northeastern Michigan College, Traverse City. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

August 27 Diagnosing Lawn & Landscape Insect, Mite & Plant Health Problems. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

September 9 Plant Problem Diagnostic Walkabout. Bloomer Park, Rochester Hills. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

September 10 Turfgrass Diagnostic Walkabout. Shepherd Park, Oak Park. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

September 17 2009 Michigan Snow Conference & Expo. Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

September 29 Plant Identification & Diagnostic Walkabout. Bloomfield Hills. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

October 1 Woody Ornamental Diagnostic Walk. Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

October 1 New Technology for Tree & Shrub Fertilization Saves Time, Increases Plant Health & Generates Revenue. Northeastern Michigan College, Traverse City. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

October 13 Protecting Your Business: How to Reduce Your Employment Risks During Troubling Times. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

November 5; 12 Comprehensive CORE Training Seminar. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Wayne County Community College, Belleville. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

December 10 Comprehensive CORE Training Seminar. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

January 4-6, 2010 Great Lakes Trade Exposition. DeVos Place, Grand Rapids. For more information, visit www.glte.org.

March 2-3, 2010 Michigan Green Industry Association Annual Trade Show & Convention. Novi. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

August 25-26 BFG Horticulture Expo. Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center. For details, call 800-883-0234.

August 28 Reinders Pondless Waterfall Construction Day. Brooklyn Center. To learn more, call 800-785-3306, ext. 242.

September 10 2009 University of Minnesota Field Day. University of Minnesota, St. Paul. For more information, visit www.mtgf.org.

January 6-8, 2010 Northern Green Expo. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis. To learn more, visit www.minnesotagreenexpo.com.

March 11-12, 2010 22nd Annual Erosion Control & Stormwater Management Conference & Trade Show. St. Cloud. For details, visit www.mnerosion.org.

Missouri

December 8-9 Missouri Green Industry Conference. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis. For more information, visit  www.motoc.org.

North Dakota

January 24-26, 2010 2010 North Dakota Nursery & Greenhouse Association Convention. Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo. For more information, visit www.ndnga.com.

Ohio

August 26; September 30 2009 Pesticide Safety Training. Ohio Department of Agriculture Building, Reynoldsburg. For details, call 419-466-4145 or visit http://www.pested.osu.edu.

September 17 Customer-Focused Sales. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

September 18 2009 ONLA Golf Outing. Royal American Golf Course, Galena. For details, call 800-825-5062.

September 24; 30 Let’s Grow Ohio Seminar. Columbus; Findlay. For more information, call 800-825-5062 or visit www.onla.org.

October 6 Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Annual Golf Tournament. Toledo Country Club, Toledo. To learn more, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

November 12 Green Velvet’s Annual Lawn Care Seminar. Yankee Trace Golf Course, Dayton. For details, call 800-342-0571 or visit www.greenvelvet.com.

November 19 Financial Awareness Wins. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. To learn more, call 800-335-6521.

Wisconsin

September 11 Reinders Pond Construction Day. Madison. To learn more, call 800-785-3306, ext. 242.

September 25 Reinders Pond Construction Day. Stevens Point. To learn more, call 800-785-3306, ext. 242.

National

August 26-27 Western Plant Health Association 2009 Regulatory Conference. Hyatt Regency Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif. To learn more, call 916-574-9744.

September 9-11 2009 Landscape Distribution Tour. New England. For details, visit www.anla.org.

September 18-22 ASLA 2009 Annual Meeting & Expo. McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago, Ill. For more information, call 202-898-2444 or visit www.asla.org.

September 29-October 1 2009 WNGA/ANLA “Kick the Dirt” Tour & Talks. Portland, Ore. For details, visit www.anla.org.

October 1-4 Women in the Green Industry Conference. Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit www.johndeerelandscapes.com/wigi.

October 2-3 Landscape Drip Design, Maintenance & Scheduling; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

October 5-6 Landscape Drip Design, Maintenance & Scheduling; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation. South Point Hotel & Conference Center, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

October 7 8th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Portland, Ore. For details, visit www.irrigatortech.com.

October 7-9 WaterSmart Innovations Conference & Expo. Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.watersmartinnovations.com/2009/home.php.

October 28-31 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Marriott Louis;ville Downtown/Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Ky. For more infor;mation, call 800-395-2522 or visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

October 28-31 2009 PGMS School of Grounds Management. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

October 29-31 GIE+EXPO. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 800-558-8767 or visit www.gie-expo.com.

November 1-5 Footprints in the Landscape: Sustainability Through Plant & Soil Sciences. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. For details, call 608-273-8080, e-mail kschlesinger@agronomy.org or visit www.acsmeetings.org.

December 2-4 Irrigation Show 2009. Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.