Illinois

February 22-23 Gateway Green Industry Conference & Trade Show. Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville. To learn more, call 618-650-7050, e-mail madison_co@extension.uiuc.edu or visit www.hortco-op.org.

March 11 Excellence in Landscape Awards Night. Belvedere Banquets, Elk Grove Village. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

March 17-18 Latino (Spanish-Language) Seminar. Lurvey Landscape Supply, Volo. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.

March 23 Natural Lawn Care for Landscape Professionals & Municipalities. Oakton Community College, Des Plaines. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

April 23 & 30 Abiotic Train- ing for Certified Arborists. Lin- coln Land Community College, Springfield. For details, visit www.illinoisarborist.org.

Indiana

February 22, 24 2011 Indiana Professional Lawn & Landscape Association Regional Training. Fort Wayne, Merrillville. To learn more, visit www.iplla.com.

March 25-26 2011 LABASH. Purdue University, West Lafayette. For more information, e-mail labash@purdue.edu or visit www.purduelabash.com.

Iowa

February 23-25 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association Convention & ISU Shade Tree Short Course. Scheman Building, Iowa State University, Ames. For details, visit www.iowanla.org.

May 5-6 Central States ASLA Conference. Iowa Events Center, Des Moines. To learn more, visit www.iaasla.org.

Kansas

February 24 Hort NetWORK Green Industry Educational Symposium. Sylvester Powell Community Center, Mission. For details, visit www.hortnetwork.org.

Kentucky

May 3-5 Kentucky Invasive Species Conference & 13th Annual Southeast EPPC Conference. Lexington. For details, call 859-257-9760, e-mail ukinvasive@gmail.com or visit http://invasives2011.org.

Michigan

March 1-2 Michigan Green Industry Association Annual Trade Show & Convention. Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

March 7-8 Business Workshop. Grand Rapids and Novi. To learn more, call 800-879-6652 or visit www.mnla.org.

March 22 Preseason Employee Training Clinic. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

March 2 Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association Day on the Hill. Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Paul. To learn more, call 651-633-4987, e-mail susan@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

March 2-4 Minnesota Erosion Control Association Annual Conference. Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Plymouth. For more information, call 763-478-3267 or visit www.mnerosion.org.

March 5 Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association Landscape Gala. 317 on Rice Park, St. Paul. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 14-15 & 16-17 Pesticide Certification Workshop & Exam. Borlaug Hall, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. To learn more, call 651-633-4987, e-mail cassie@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

March 15-16 Shade Tree Short Course. St. Paul. For details, visit www.cce.umn.edu/Annual-Minnesota-Shade-Tree-Short-Course/index.html.

March 16 Landscape Lighting Technology. Dorsey Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. To learn more, call 651-633-4987, e-mail cassie@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

March 22 NCMA Segmental Retaining Wall Installer Education Program. Dorsey Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For details, call 651-633-4987, e-mail cassie@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

March 24 Creating Edible Landscapes. Dorsey Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For more information, call 651-633-4987, e-mail cassie@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

March 30 Landscape Irrigation Design: Design Principles; Introduction to Irrigation; Irrigation Installation; Landscape Irrigation Design: Application & Layout. Dorsey Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For details, call 651-633-4987, e-mail susan@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

Nebraska

February 28-March 1 Nebraska Arborists Association Winter Conference. Embassy Suites, Lincoln. For more information, visit www.nearborists.org.

Ohio

February 24-25 8th Annual Ohio State Golf Turf Spring Tee-Off Conference. Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Columbus. For more information, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

March 3 Stone Clinic: Right Tool/Right Technique. Tri-R-Stone, Garfield Heights. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

March 10 Ohio Landscape Association Meeting. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

March 17-18 Landscape Man- agement Network Workshop. Col- umbus. For more information, visit www.onla.org.

March 31 Landscape Ohio! Awards Dinner. Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

Wisconsin

February 21-24 School of Turfgrass Management. Green Bay. To learn more, call 612-624-0782 or e-mail bphorgan@umn.edu.

March 9-10 Reinders 20th Turf & Irrigation Conference. Waukesha Expo Center, Waukesha. For more information, call 262-786-3300 or visit www.reinders.com.

March 19 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Landscape Awards Banquet. The Wisconsin Club-Country Club, Milwaukee. To learn more, visit www.wgif.net.

National

February 20-23 International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference: Environmental Connection. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit www.ieca.org.

March 7-10 The Work Truck Show 2011; 47th Annual NTEA Convention. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, visit www.ntea.com.

March 16-18 2011 IA IMPACT Legislative Conference. Washington, D.C. For details, e-mail john@irrigation.org or visit www.irrigation.org.

March 17-20 35th Annual PLANET Student Career Days. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

March 22-26 CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. For details, visit www.conexpoconagg.com.

March 23-April 27 Municipal Specialist Certification Preparation Course. Brea Community & Conference Center, Brea, Calif. For more information, visit www.tedstamen.com.

April 7-8 Professional Grounds Management Society Spring Re- gional Seminar & Site Visitation. Springfield, Mo. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.

April 10-13 2011 APWA North American Snow Conference. Spokane, Wash. For more information, visit http://sites.apwa.net/snow/2011/Home/home.aspx.

May 15-19 Lightfair International. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, visit www.lightfair.com.

June 22-24 Irrigation Association Education Foundation Faculty Academy. Walla Walla, Wash. To learn more, visit www.iaef.org.

June 22-25 14th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium. Schaumburg, Ill. For details, visit www.sima.org.