Illinois

June 5 2008 Sod Grower Field Day. Summit Seed, Manteno, Ill. For details, call 800-457-6748, e-mail info@3dsod.com or visit www.summitseed.com.

June 10-12 2008 National Lawn & Garden Show. Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Ill. For more information, call 888-316-0226.

August 6 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Summer Field Day. Ball Horticultural, West Chicago, Ill. For details, visit www.ilca.net/fieldday.aspx.

August 16 Certified Landscape Technician Exam: Installation & Maintenance. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

Indiana

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.

July 31-August 1 Indiana Nursery & Landscape Association’s 75th Anniversary Summer Meeting. Greendell Farms, Monrovia, Ind. For more information, call 800-443-7336 or visit www.inla1.org/ourevents.cfm.

Iowa

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

June 23 Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association Extension Fundraiser. Indianola Country Club, Indianola, Iowa. For details, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events/events.htm.

July 17 Iowa Turfgrass Field Day. ISU Turfgrass Research Station, Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events/events.htm.

August 13 ISTMA Multiuse Fields Workshop. Burlington Rec Plex, Burlington, Iowa. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events/events.htm.

Minnesota

June 19 2008 Garden Center Tour. Maple Grove, St. Michael, Rogers, Elk River and Lino Lakes, Minn. For more information, 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 & Certification Exam. St. Louis, Mo. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

July 28 Electrical Hazards Awareness Program Workshop. St. Louis, Mo. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

Nebraska

July 25 Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association Field Day. Lincoln, Neb. For details, visit www.nnla.org.

August 1 Bluebird Nursery 50th Anniversary Field Day. Clarkson, Neb. To learn more, visit www.nnla.org.

August 8 Nebraska Arborists Association Field Day. Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna, Neb. For more information, visit www.nearborists.org.

Ohio

June 19 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar. OSU/OARDC, Wooster, Ohio. For more information, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

June 26 Electrical Hazards Awareness Program Workshop. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

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

July 24 Ohio Lawn Care Association Annual Golf Outing. Deer Ridge Golf Club, Bellville, Ohio. For details, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

August 12 Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio 41st Summer Field Day. Perry, Ohio. For more information, call 440-241-7969 or visit www.nglco.com.

August 13 OSU Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day. OTF Research & Education Center, Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

August 14 14th Annual Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar. Ohio Turfgrass Research & Education Center, Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

August 21 Certified Landscape Technician Test. OSU/ATI campus, Wooster, Ohio. For more information, call 330-287-7511.

Wisconsin

June 19 Build a Pondless Waterfall Day. Stevens Point, Wis. To learn more, call 414-303-3386.

June 25 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Racine, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.

July 15-17 Farm Technology Days. Brown County, Wis. To learn more, call 608-742-8663.

July 23 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. To learn more, call 262-859-2121.

August 7 CFGW Field Days. West Madison Research Station, Madison, Wis. For details, call 608-244-3088.

August 7 Build a Pond Day. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 414-303-3386.

August 8-9 Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association Summer Convention & Trade Show. Arlington, Wis. For details, call 608-742-8663.

August 14 Wisconsin Nursery Association Summer Field Day. J.W. Jung Seed Co., Randolph, Wis. For more information, call 414-529-4705.

August 14 Prospering With Landscape Lighting Seminar. Appleton, Wis. For details, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

August 28 Reinders Landscape Lighting Installation Day. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

September 11  Reinders/SnowEx Road Tour. Milwaukee and Appleton, Wis. For details, call 800-782-3300, ext. 280.

September 17 CFGW Fall Conference. Floral Plant Growers, Denmark, Wis. To learn more, call 608-244-3088.

September 24 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Almost Eden Nursery, Somers, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.

October 22 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Cotton Exchange, Waterford, Wis. For details, call 262-859-2121.

November 11-12 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

December 10 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Christmas Party. Racine Marriott, Racine, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.

NATIONAL AND CANADA

National

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

May 27-July 8 Small Flowering Trees. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. For details, visit www.chicagobotanic.org.

June 16 Tough Plants for Clay Soils. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit www.mobot.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 15-August 26 Ground Covers & Vines. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. To learn more, visit www.chicagobotanic.org.

July 16-18 Garden Center University Class of 2010, Second Semester. San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit www.anla.org/events/index.htm.

July 17 2008 Green Industry Field Day & Trade Show. American University, Washington, D.C. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

July 17-18 Regional Grounds Management Seminar & Site Visitation. Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.pgms.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.

July 20-26 Perennial Plant Association Symposium. Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 614-771-8431 or visit www.perennialplant.org.

August 6-9 Golf Course Builders Association of America Summer Meeting. Deerborn, Mich. For more information, visit www.gcbaa.org.

August 11-16 Association of Professional Landscape Designers Annual Conference: Renew. Refresh. Inspire. DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, N.Y. To learn more, visit www.apld.org.

August 19-20 Masters in Landscape Business Management Class of 2010, Second Semester. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit www.anla.org/events/index.htm.

August 20-23 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 3-7 2008 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 888-999-2752 or visit www.eshow2000.com/asla.

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.

November 13-15 TCI Expo 2008. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.tcia.org.

Canada/International

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 17-18 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.

February 8-12, 2009 TCIA Winter Management Conference. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. To learn more, visit www.tcia.org.