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Connecticut

August 18-November 24 Connecticut Accredited Nursery Professional Program. Southington High School, Southington. To register, call 800-562-0610.

August 20 NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course. Manchester Community College, Manchester. For details, call 203-888-5146, e-mail akremser@ctnofa.org or visit www.organiclandcare.net.

August 31 Connecticut Greenhouse Growers Association Golf Tournament. The Farms Country Club, Wallingford. For more information, call 203-261-9067.

Maine

January 19, 2010 Maine Landscape & Nursery Association Trade Show & Conference. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. For more information, visit www.melna.org.

Maryland

October 8 Maryland Nursery & Landscape Association 75th Anniversary Celebration. Michael’s Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie. For details, visit www.mnlaonline.com.

October 19-21 MAC-ISA Annual Meeting. Ocean City. To learn more, visit www.mac-isa.org.

January 6-8, 2010 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. For details, visit www.mants.com.

Massachusetts

August 25 Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist Day. New England Wildflower Society at Garden in the Woods, Framingham. For details, visit www.progrownews.com.

August 26 Weed Identification Workshop: Grassy Weeds. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For more information, call 413-545-0895 or e-mail eweeks@umext.umass.edu.

September 23 Dollar Spot Resistance Field Trials & Oriental Beetle Discussion. Wianno Club, Osterville. To learn more, visit www.umassturf.org.

November 10 Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Annual Meeting & Dinner Meeting. Ken’s Steak House, Framingham. For more information, visit www.mlp-mclp.org.

February 3-5, 2010 New England Grows. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston. For details, call 508-653-3009 or visit www.NewEnglandGrows.org.

New Jersey

August 18 NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course. Duke Farms, Hillsborough. For more information, call 203-888-5146, e-mail akremser@ctnofa.org or visit www.organiclandcare.net.

September 17 11th Annual New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association Golf Classic. Beaver Brook Country Club, Annandale. For details, call 201-703-3600, e-mail gwoolcott@njlca.org or visit www.njlca.org.

October 3 Fall Certified Landscape Technician Exam. Bergen Community College, Paramus. For more information, call 201-703-3600, e-mail gwoolcott@njlca.org or visit www.njlca.org.

December 8-10 34th Annual Green Expo. Taj Mahal Resort, Atlantic City. For details, call 973-812-6467 or visit www.njturfgrass.org.

New York

September 2 NOFA Advanced Workshop Series: Compost Tea. Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills. For more information, visit www.organiclandcare.net.

September 30 6th Annual Irrigation Association of New York Golf Outing. Hamlet Willow Creek Golf & Country Club, Mt. Sinai. For details, visit http://www.iany.org.

December 7-11 Cornell University Short Course. Cornell University, Ithaca. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

January 12-14, 2010 Empire State Green Industry Show. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester. For more information, visit www.nysta.org.

February 23-24, 2010 New York State Turfgrass Association Southeast Regional Conference. Holiday Inn, Suffern. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

Pennsylvania

August 26-27 i-Tree Streets Inventory Training. Penn State Great Valley, Malvern. For details, call 610-489-4315 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 1 Landscape Update: Bucks County. Doylestown. To learn more, call 215-345-3283 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 1 Landscape Update: Lehigh County. Schnecksville. For details, call 610-391-9840 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 8 Landscape Update: Chester County. West Chester. For more information, call 610-696-3500 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 8 & 15 Native Plant Identification. Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Emmaus. To learn more, call 610-391-9840 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 15 Landscape Update: Berks County. Leesport. For more information, call 610-378-1327 or visit http://extension.psu.edu.

September 16 Landscape Update: Montgomery County. Creamery. For details, call 610-489-4315 or visit http://www.extension.psu.edu.

September 22-November 24 Landscaping & Horticulture Preparation Course. Community College of Beaver County, Monaca. To learn more, call 724-847-7000.

January 12-14, 2010 2010 Eastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Show. Valley Forge Convention Center, Valley Forge. For more information, visit www.paturf.org.

February 23-25, 2010 2010 Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Trade Show. Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North, Mars. To learn more, visit www.paturf.org.

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 Louis­ville Downtown/Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, 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.

November 9-10 Principles of Irrigation. Boise, Idaho. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

November 9-11 Partners in Community Forestry. Portland, Ore. For details, visit www.arborday.org.

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

January 30-31 Garden Center University Class of 2012. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.anla.org.