August 8 SHADE: Southwest Horticulture Annual Day of Education; Arizona Certified Nursery Professional Class. The Buttes Resort, Tempe, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.azna.org.
August 13 Arizona Certified Landscape Professional Workshop: Plant ID. Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Ariz. For more information, visit www.azlca.com.
August 20-21 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. San Jose, Calif. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.
July 15 Colorado Certified Nursery Professional Exam Prep Seminar: Trees. Bookcliff Gardens, Grand Junction, Colo. To learn more, visit www.coloradonga.org.
July 18 Colorado State University/GreenCO Horticulture Field Day. Fort Collins, Colo. For more information, call 970-491-7019.
July 22 Colorado Certified Nursery Professional Exam Prep Seminar: Shrubs. Bookcliff Gardens, Grand Junction, Colo. For details, visit www.coloradonga.org.
July 29 Colorado Certified Nursery Professional Exam Prep Seminar: Landscape Design. Eagle Crest Nursery, El Jebel, Colo. For more information, visit www.coloradonga.org.
August 1-2 Certified Landscape Technician Test. Pickens Technical College, Aurora, Colo. To learn more, call 303-757-5611.
August 20 Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association Outreach & Member BBQ. Timberline Landscaping, Colorado Springs, Colo. For details, visit www.coloradonga.org.
July 18 Southwest Idaho INLA Golf Tournament. Shadow Valley Golf Course, Boise, Idaho. For more information, visit www.inlagrow.org.
August 8 INLA North Chapter Meeting. Bonners Ferry, Idaho. To learn more, visit www.inlagrow.org.
August 14 Southeast Idaho INLA Chapter Meeting. Aberdeen Research Center, Aberdeen, Idaho. For details, visit www.inlagrow.org.
July 16 OAN/OLCA Annual Picnic. Native Grounds Nursery, Brownsville, Ore. For more information, call 541-954-0148 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 19 2008 WSU/OSU Turf Field Day. Lewis-Brown Research Farm, Corvallis, Ore. For details, visit www.puyallup.wsu.edu/turf/events.html.
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 5 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. Ohio Turfgrass Facility, Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.
August 6-9 Golf Course Builders Association of America Summer Meeting. Dearborn, 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 20-23 ANLA Landscape Operations Tour. Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit www.anlatours.org.
August 21 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Medina Country Club, Medina, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.
August 26-27 Irrigation Contractor Class. Frederick P. Griffith Jr. Water Treatment Plant, Lorton, Va. For more information, visit www.irrigation.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 1 7th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Chino, Calif. For more information, visit www.irrigatortech.com.
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 5-9 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, ASA, CSSA, SSSA and GCAGS. Houston, Texas. For more information, call 888-443-4472 or visit www.acsmeetings.org/2008.
October 8; 9; 10 Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation; Sprinkler System Scheduling. South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.
October 8-10 WaterSmart Innovations 08. Las Vegas, Nev. For details, call 702-862-3777 or visit www.watersmartinnovations.com.
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.
November 18-20 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. Atlanta, Ga. To learn more, visit www.arborday.org/shopping/conferences/brochures/pcf/2008/call.cfm.
December 3-4 Irrigation Contractor Class. Mulberry Inn, Savannah, Ga. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.
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.
August 23-24 International Phytophthora and Pythium Workshop. Turin, Italy. For details, visit www.icpp2008.org/workshops_det1.php.
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.
November 20-21 Green Industry Show & Conference. Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. For more information, call 800-378-3198 or visit www.landscape-alberta.com or www.greenindustryshow.com.
February 8-12, 2009 TCIA Winter Management Conference. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. To learn more, visit www.tcia.org.