Arizona

November 20 Arizona Excellence In Landscaping Awards. Wild Horse Pass, Chandler. To learn more, visit www.azlca.com.

California

October 18-19; 21-22; 25 Irrigation Contractor Class; Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class; Smart Technologies for Irrigation Management. Oakland. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

November 4 Water Management Certification Training & Written Test. Corte Madera. For more information, visit www.clca.us/water.

November 7-9 2010 California GCSA Annual Conference & Golf Championship. Pacific Palms Resort, Industry Hills. To learn more, visit www.californiagcsa.org.

November 9; 10 Irrigation System Installation & Maintenance; Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use. Oakland. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

November 10-13 California Landscape Contractors Association Convention. Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim. For more information, visit www.clca.org.

Colorado

October 21 Commercial Pesticide Applicators Prep Seminar: Outdoor Vertebrate. CNGA Office, Lakewood. For more information, visit www.coloradonga.org.

October 21 Rocky Mountain Short Course-Value of Efficiency: Alternative Energy Practices for Growing and Watering Techniques. Parker Library, Parker. To learn more, visit www.coloradonga.org.

November 12-13 Owners & Managers Meeting. Vail Marriott Resort & Spa, Vail. For details, visit www.coloradonga.org.

Utah

November 3-4 2010 Southern Utah Green Conference: Grow Your Legacy 2010. Holiday Inn, St. George. For more information, visit www.utahgreen.org.

Washington

October 19 What’s New In the World of Compost; Companion Planting: How to Create Beautiful Displays & Bring in the Bugs. WSNLA Headquarters, Federal Way. For more information, visit www.wsnla.org.

October 26 Soils in the Landscape; Native Plants for Restoration. WSNLA Headquarters, Federal Way. To learn more, visit www.wsnla.org.

November 3 From Restoration Horticulture to Natural Tree Care: IPM & Plant Health Care Strategies. South Seattle Community College, West Seattle. For details, call 206-449-1108 or visit www.seattle.gov/util/proipm.

November 15 Managing Turf Sustainably. Seattle University, Seattle. To learn more, call 206-449-1108 or visit www.seattle.gov/util/proipm.

National

October 24-28 American Concrete Institute Fall 2010 Convention. Westin Convention Center Hotel & David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. For more information, call 248-848-3795 or visit www.aciconvention.org.

October 28-30 GIE+EXPO 2010; Hardscape North America. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. To learn more, visit http://gie-expo.com.

November 7-9 Critical Ignition: AEM Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas. For details, visit www.aem.org.