April 17 Everglades Spring Symposium. Naples Beach Hotel, Naples, Fla. To learn more, e-mail flgrn@aol.com.

April 24-25 Florida Sod Growers Cooperative 2008 Field Day & Trade Show. Bethel Farms, Fort Pierce, Fla. For details, call 863-675-2144, e-mail flsodgrowers@aol.com or visit www.floridasodgrowers.com.

May 8 Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association Spring Board Meeting. Naples, Fla. To learn more, call 800-732-6053.

May 9 Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Leadership Seminar. Naples Beach Hotel, Naples, Fla. For details, e-mail flgrn@aol.com.

May 14-15 2008 Floriculture Field Days. Gainesville, Fla. For more information, visit www.fngla.org.

May 15-18 Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference. Manatee Convention Center, Palmetto, Fla. To learn more, call 407-895-8446 or visit www.fnps.org.

May 21-22 UF/IFAS Spring Field Days. Gainesville and Citra, Fla. For details, call 863-675-2144.


April 15 Tree Protection During Construction Activities. Griffin, Ga. For more information, call 770-229-3251.


April 28-30 2008 Louisiana Master Gardener State Conference. Holiday Inn, Covington, La. For more information, e-mail acoco@agctr.lsu.edu or rbatty@agctr.lsu.edu, or visit www.lnla.org.


May 17 Spring Garden Day. North Mississippi Research & Extension Center, Verona, Miss. For more information, call 662-566-2201 or e-mail leliak@ext.msstate.edu.

North Carolina

May 14 Landscape Field Day & Product & Equipment Field Day. North Carolina State University Horticulture Field Lab, Raleigh, N.C. For more information, visit www.ncan.com.


May 20 Landscape Plant In-Service Extension Educator Training. Sunshine Nursery, Clinton, Okla. For more information, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail mike.schnelle@okstate.edu.

May 28 Landscape IPM Conference. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla. To learn more, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail mike.schnelle@okstate.edu.


April 29 Building With Trees. Memphis, Tenn. To learn more call 402-473-2102.


May 28-31 4th Lone Star Regional Native Plant Conference. Stephen F. Austin Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Nacogdoches, Texas. To learn more, visit www.pnpc.sfasu.edu.


May 10 Virgina Sod Growers, Inc. Field Day. For more information, call 540-727-0020 or e-mail clwturf@aol.com.


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.

May 6-8 63rd National Hardware Show and Lawn & Garden World. Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, call 888-425-9377 or 203-840-5622, e-mail inquiry@hardware.reedexpo.com or visit www.nationalhardwareshow.com.


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 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.

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.

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.


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.