Illinois

March 6 Excellence in Landscape Awards Banquet. Belvedere Banquets, Elk Grove Village. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

Iowa

February 25-27 INLA Annual Convention & Trade Show; Shade Tree Short Course. Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines; Iowa State University, Ames. To learn more, visit www.iowanla.org or www.ucs.iastate.edu/mnet/shadetree/home.html.

March 2 Marion County Master Gardener Meeting. Marion County Extension Office, Knoxville. Call Karen Ackley at 641-842-2014 or e-mail kackley@iastate.edu for more information.

March 4 Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course. Marion County Extension, Knoxville. Call Sheri Postma at 641-842-2014 or e-mail spostma@iastate.edu for details.

Kentucky

February 15-20 Turf & Landscape Management Short Course. Executive Inn West, Louisville. To learn more, call 859-257-5606, e-mail ajpowell@uky.edu or visit www.uky.edu.

Michigan

February 19 Disease Management Strategies: Organic/Nonorganic Fungicide Options for Woody Ornamental Trees & Shrubs. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

March 3-4 Michigan Green Industry Association Annual Trade Show & Convention. Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. For more information, call 248-348-5600 or visit www.landscape.org/trade_show.html.

March 16-18 Certified Pesticide Applicator/Registered Technician Seminar. Wayne County Community College District, Belleville. For details, call 248-646-4992 or visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

February 17 Green Initiatives in the Green Industry. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

February 19-20 ICPI Level I Concrete Paver Installer Certification Program. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

February 26 Landscape Awards Banquet 2009. University Club Downtown Clubhouse, St. Paul. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 3 Perennials for the Local Landscape. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 4 MNLA 2009 Day on the Hill. Kelly Inn and State Capitol, St. Paul. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 5 Developing a Workplace Accident Injury Reduction Program. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 5-6 Minnesota Erosion Control Association Annual Erosion Control & Stormwater Management Conference. St. Louis Park. To learn more, visit www.mnerosion.org.

March 9-10 Pesticide Certification Workshop & Exam. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 11 Safety for Landscape Site Supervisors & Field Workers. Rose Vine Hall, Roseville. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 11 Landscape Design Graphics: Focus on SketchUp. Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 13 Hedberg 2009 Contractor Education Day. Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center. For details, visit www.hedbergaggregates.com/Contractor/ContractorEducationDay.aspx.

March 17 Pruning Seminars in English & Spanish. Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 19 NCMA Segmental Retaining Wall Installer Education Program. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 25 Classroom Paver Training. Dorsey-Ewald Conference Center, St. Paul. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

Ohio

March 2-4 Landscape Design Course Part III. Holiday Inn, Hudson. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

March 6 CDL Training Workshop. Holiday Inn, Hudson. To learn more, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

March 19 OLA Meeting—A Contractor’s Perspective on the Landscape Industry: Past, Present & Future. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. For details, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

March 31 Landscape Ohio! Awards Dinner. Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland. For more information, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

Wisconsin

March 11-12 Reinders 19th Turf & Irrigation Conference: “Think Green. Be Green. Save Green.” Waukesha Expo Center, Milwaukee. For details, call 800-782-3300 or visit www.reinders.com.

National

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 19-20 2009 Regional Grounds Management Seminars & Site Visitations Series. San Diego, Calif. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.

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

Canada/International

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

February 18-19 18th Annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont. For more information, call 519-767-5000 or visit www.open.uoguelph.ca/ots.

February 21 Organic Turf Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C. 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. For details, e-mail wcta@dowco.com or visit www.wctaturf.com.