Illinois

January 27-29 Design Seminar. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb. For more information, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

February 5 Sustainable Solutions for Landscape Contractors Workshop/Seminar. Aquascapes, St. Charles. For details, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

Iowa

January 20-22 Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events.htm.

Kentucky

January 30 Commercial Nursery/Arborist/Landscaper Workshop. Bur­ling­ton. For more information, visit www.kyisatree.org.

Michigan

January 15 Tackling Turf Problems: Insects, Diseases & Weeds. Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

January 15 Taking the Next Step Toward Success. MGIA Office, Bingham Farms. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

January 20 Turfgrass Pest Management: Weeds, Insects, Diseases and Varmints. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

January 22 CPR & First Aid. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

January 29; February 19 Woody Ornamental Updates: Tales from the Field. Bingham Farms; Traverse City. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

February 10 Sell More in Less Time & Stop Wasting Time With People Who Will Never Do Business With You. MGIA Office, Bingham Farms. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

February 12 Go Green Lawncare—Recommendations With an Eye on Environmental Sustainability. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

February 11 A Landscape Design Charette. Minnesota Landscape Arbor­etum, Chaska. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

Missouri

February 4 Missouri Landscape & Nursery Association Annual Winter Short Course. Holiday Inn Select Executive Center/Convention Hotel, Columbia. For more information, visit www.mlna.org.

Nebraska

February 2 2009 Great Plains Tree Conference. Embassy Suites, Lincoln. To learn more, visit www.nearborists.org.

North Dakota

January 25-27 North Dakota Nursery & Greenhouse Association Convention & Trade Show. Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo. For more information, visit www.ndnga.com.

Ohio

January 15 OLA Meeting—Are You Practicing On Your Customers? Professional Selling Skills. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. To learn more, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

January 26-28 OSU Nursery Short Course. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus. For details, call 800-825-5062 or visit www.onla.org.

January 26-28 CENTS Show. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus. For more information, call 800-825-5062 or visit www.onla.org.

February 11-13 Landscape Design Course Part II. Holiday Inn, Hudson. To learn more, call 800-335-6521.

Wisconsin

January 15 Wisconsin Green Industry Federation Annual Convention Awards Banquet. Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Ill. For details, visit www.wislf.org.

January 23 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Leadership/Management Seminar. Wisconsin Club, Milwaukee. For more information, call 262-782-9522.

NATIONAL AND CANADA

National

January 14 Field Hydraulics; Sprinkler System Scheduling. Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel, Greensboro, N.C. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 14-16 2009 Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show. McCormick Place West, Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit http://www.midam.org.

January 14-17 Hardscape North America. Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, Ga. To learn more, visit www.hardscapenorthamerica.com.

January 19-20 Irrigation Contractor Class. Holiday Inn Falmouth, Falmouth, Mass. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 19-21 Garden Center University Class of 2010—3rd Semester. Raleigh, N.C. For details, visit www.anla.org.

January 20-21 Irrigation Contractor Class. Raleigh, N.C. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 21 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. University of Maryland, College Park, Md. For details, visit www.mdturfcouncil.org/conf/index.cfm.

January 26 SMART Technologies for Irrigation Management. Omaha, Neb. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 26-29 U.S. Composting Council’s 17th Annual Conference & Exhibition. Westin Galleria, Houston, Texas. For more information, call 631-737-4931, e-mail uscc@compostingcouncil.org or visit www.compostingcouncil.org.

January 27 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. Omaha, Neb. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 27 Sprinkler System Scheduling. Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 27-28 Irrigation Contractor Class. Omaha, Neb. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

January 28-29 Irrigation Contractor Class. Myrtle Beach, S.C. For more information, visit www.johndeerelandscapes.com/PartnersProgram/JDLUMyrtleBeach/BB.asp.

February 2-7 GCSAA 2009 Education Conference. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La. To learn more, visit www.gcsaa.org/conference.

February 3 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. New Orleans, La. For details, visit www.gcsaa.org/conference/ed.asp.

February 5-6 Masters in Landscape Business Management Class of 2010—3rd Semester. Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.anla.org/about/ngco/MLBM.htm.

February 5-7 2009 Golf Industry Show. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La. To learn more, visit www.golfindustryshow.com.

February 6-9 2009 ANLA Management Clinic. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.managementclinic.org.

February 9-13 Turfgrass Producers International Midwinter Conference. Marriott Grand, Point Clear, Ala. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

February 19-22 2009 PLANET Executive Forum. Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

March 4-6 The Work Truck Show 2009. McCormick Place West Building, Chicago, Ill. For more information, call 800-441-6832 or visit www.ntea.com.

March 26-29 PLANET 2009 Student Career Days. Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, Calif. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

March 30-April 2 Water EC International Water Efficiency Conference. Newport Beach, Calif. To learn more, call 805-682-1300, ext. 139, e-mail laura@forester.net or visit www.waterec.net.

May 2-4 2009 American Society of Irrigation Consultants Annual Conference. Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Fla. For details, visit www.asic.org.

September 18-22 ASLA 2009 Annual Meeting & Expo. McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago, Ill. For more information, call 202-898-2444 or visit www.asla.org.

Canada/International

January 17 Residential Landscape Tech Diploma Program. Surrey Training Centre, Surrey, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.bclna.com.

January 20-21 Landscaping Expo. BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit www.landscapingexpo.net.

January 28-February 22 Turf Managers’ Short Course. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont., Canada. For details, call 519-767-5000 or visit www.open.uoguelph.ca/turfmanager.

January 30-February 1 Organic Soil Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit www.bclna.com.

February 2-27 Turf Managers’ Short Course. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont., Canada. For details, call 519-767-5000 or visit www.open.uoguelph.ca/turfmanager.

February 4-5 Ontario Parks Association Educational Conference & Trade Show. Hamilton, Ont., Canada. For more information, call 905-864-6182 or e-mail julie@opassoc.on.ca.

February 6-8 Organic Soil Management. Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.bclna.com.

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

February 10-11 Manitoba Green Show. Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, Man., Canada. For more information, visit www.landscapemanitoba.com.

February 18 Green Trade Expo. Lansdowne Park, Ottawa, Ont., Canada. For details, visit www.bclna.com.

February 21 Organic Turf Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. To learn more, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/turf/index.php.

February 22-25 46th Annual Western Canada Turfgrass Association Conference & Show. Victoria, B.C., Canada. For details, e-mail wcta@dowco.com or visit www.wctaturf.com.

March 1 Organic Turf Management. Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/turf/index.php.

June 29-July 2 New Zealand Turf Conference & Trade Show. Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. To learn more, visit www.nzsti.org.nz.