Indiana

April 26 State Ag Mechanics, Forestry, Floriculture, Nursery/Landscape CDE. FFA Leadership Center, Trafalgar, Ind. For more information, visit www.indianaffa.org.

May 6; June 3; July 8; August 5; September 9; October 7; November 11; December 9 Pesticide Core Training & Testing. West Lafayette, Ind. To learn more, call 765-494-2758.

July 15 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Field Day. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. For details, call 765-494-8039 or visit www.mrtf.org.

Iowa

April 21 Shop Talk (Assistants Forum). Wakonda Club, Des Moines, Iowa. For details, visit www.iowagcsa.org/shoptalk.htm.

May 22 ISTMA Track & Field Workshop. Drake Stadium, Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

June 3 Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association State Meeting. Atlantic Golf & Country Club, Atlantic, Iowa. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

Kentucky

 April 15 What’s New for the 2008 Landscape, Flower & Vegetable Garden? Boone County Extension Office, Burlington, Ky. To learn more, call 859-384-4999.

April 22 Groundcovers & Ornamental Grasses for the Landscape. Boone County Extension Office, Burlington, Ky. For more information, call 859-384-4999.

April 30 Made in the Shade: Selecting Plants for Shady Sites. Boone County Extension Office, Burlington, Ky. For details, call 859-384-4999.

May 7 Awesome Annuals for the Landscape. Boone County Extension Office, Burlington, Ky. To learn more, call 859-384-4999.

Minnesota

April 14-15. Hands-On Hardscape Training: Segmental Retaining Walls & Pavers. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

July 26-30 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn. For details, call 651-454-7250.

Missouri

June 26 Missouri Landscape & Nursery Association Field Day. Forrest Keeling Nursery, Elsberry, Mo. For more information, visit www.mlna.org.

July 24-25 Certified Treecare Safety Professional workshop & exam. St. Louis, Mo. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

Ohio

July 12-15 Ohio Florists’ Association Short Course. Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, call 614-487-1117 or visit www.ofa.org.

Wisconsin

April 23-24 Reinders Landscape Lighting Camp. Olympia Resort, Oconomowoc, Wis. For more information, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

April 30 2008 TCIA Electrical Hazards Awareness Program. Mid State Technical College, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

May 7 Reinders Landscape Lighting Installation Day. Madison, Wis. To learn more, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

National

April 16-20 American Rhododendron Society Annual Convention. Tulsa, Okla. For more information, call 631-689-9498 or e-mail thefellers@verizon.net.

April 20-22 Club Managers Association of America Midwest Regional Education Forum. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 262-677-8590 or visit www.cmaa.org.

April 24-25 American Boxwood Society Symposium & Annual Meeting. Charlotte, N.C. For details, visit www.boxwoodsociety.org.

April 25 SIMA Goes to Court! Regional Training Session. Chicago, Ill. To learn more, call 414-375-1940 or visit www.sima.org.

April 26 28th Annual Rare Plant Auction. Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pa. For details, call 302-658-6262, ext. 103, e-mail jmatassino@dehort.org or visit www.rareplantauction.org.

May 17-19 American Society of Irrigation Consultants 2008 Annual Conference. Embassy Suites Hotel, Napa, Calif. For more information, visit www.asic.org.

June 16-19 American Nursery & Landscape Association Retail Roadshow. Dayton, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.anla.org.

June 18-19 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Dedham, Mass. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

June 18-21 11th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium. Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo, N.Y. To learn more, visit www.sima.com.

June 18-22 PLANET Summer Leadership Meeting. Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe, Vt. For more information, call 800-395-2522 or visit www.LandcareNetwork.org.

June 20 PACE Turfgrass Research Seminar. Bahia  Resort Hotel, San Diego, Calif. To learn more, visit www.paceturf.org.

July 11-13 American Nursery & Landscape Association Annual Meeting. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.anla.org.

July 20-22 PLANET Legislative Day on the Hill. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. To learn more, call 800-395-2522 or visit www.LandcareNetwork.org.

August 18-21 ANLA Landscape Operations Tour. Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit www.anlatours.org.

September 9-11 WNGA/ANLA Kick the Dirt Tour & Talks. Wilmington, Del. For details, visit www.anlatours.org.

September 10-12 ANLA Landscape Distribution Tour. Wilmington, Del. To learn more, visit www.anlatours.org.

October 22-25 2008 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

October 22-25 2008 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE EXPO. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

Canada/International

 April 22-23 Tree Dynamics & Integrated Risk Assessment. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.arborcanada.com/schedules.php.

April 24-25 Rope Access. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit www.arborcanada.com/schedules.php.

May 2-3 British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects Convention & Trade Show. Plaza 500 Hotel & Convention Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.bcsla.org.

May 19-20 1st European Turfgrass Society Conference. Pisa, Italy. For details, visit www.agr.unipi.it/ETSC.

May 20-22 Irrigation Australia 2008 Conference & Exhibition. Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia. To learn more, visit www.irrigationaustralia.com/au.

June 9-10 Tree Climbing, Fall Protection & Work Positioning. Victoria, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.arborcanada.com/schedules.php.

June 11-13 High Angle Chain Saw Operation/Spar Pole Rigging. Victoria, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit www.arborcanada.com/schedules.php.

June 24 British Columbia Landscape & Nursery Association Golf Tournament. Redwoods Golf Course, Langley, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.bclna.com/bclna_calendar.htm#golf.

July 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. For more information, visit www.icpaonline.org.

July 28-August 1 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Calgary, Alb., Canada. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

September 12-13 CanWest Hort Show. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.canwesthortshow.com.

September 18-20 Pre-GLEE Tour With Ian Baldwin. England. For details, visit www.anla.org.