March 12 2009 Perennial Plant Conference. Lewis B. Rome Commons, University of Connecticut, Storrs. For more information, visit


March 4 Southern Maryland Landscape Maintenance Conference. Holiday Inn, Waldorf. For details, call 301-934-5403.

March 5 Advanced IPM Scout Training. Brookside Gardens, Wheaton. For more information, call 301-596-9413.


March 17 MLP Dinner Meeting: Understanding the Asian Longhorned Beetle. Framingham. For details, visit

New Hampshire

February 21 From the Ground Up: Laying the Foundation. NHTI, Concord. For more information, call 603-271-6663 or e-mail

March 7 Creating the Design: A Livable, Healthy & Ecologically Sound Approach. NHTI, Concord. To learn more, call 603-271-6663 or e-mail

March 18 Spring Educational Conference. Massabesic Audubon Center, Auburn. To register, call 800-639-5601 or e-mail

New Jersey

February 25 New Jersey Landscape 2009. Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus. For more information, call 201-703-3600 or visit

February 26 Irrigation Systems: Repair & Maintenance. New Bruns­wick. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit

February 27 Sustainable Landscape Designs. New Brunswick. For details, call 732-932-9271 or visit

March 2 Irrigation Systems: Scheduling. New Brunswick. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit

March 2-3 Managing Turfgrass & Landscape Weeds. New Brunswick. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit

March 12 Turfgrass Disease Management. New Brunswick. For details, call 732-932-9271 or visit

New York

February 17-20 & 23 8th Annual NOFA Organic Land Care Course. Schodack. For details, call 413-773-3830, e-mail or visit

February 23-25 Cornell University Advanced Short Course. Cornell University, Ithaca. For more information, call 607-255-5439, e-mail or visit

February 24-25 2009 NYSTA Southeastern Regional Conference. Holiday Inn-Suffern, Suffern. To learn more, visit

March 2 2009 NYSTA Western Regional Conference. Millennium Hotel, Buffalo. For details, visit

March 11 2009 Turfgrass Advocacy—Lobby Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. To learn more, visit

March 13 Back to Basics Plant Care, Lawn Care & Safety. Penn State Great Valley, Malvern. For more information, visit

March 18 Irrigation Association of New York General Meeting. Woodbury. For details, visit

March 19 2009 NYSTA Adirondack Regional Conference. Lake Placid Crowne Plaza, Lake Placid. For more information, visit


February 18 Winter Grounds Management Seminar. Kutztown Grange, Kutztown. For details, visit

February 20 Pruning for Professionals. Penn State Great Valley, Malvern. For more information, visit

February 23-24 Identification of Shrubs. Penn State Berks Campus, Reading. For details, visit

Rhode Island

February 25-27 & March 2-3 8th Annual NOFA Organic Land Care Course. Providence. For more information, call 401-364-3387, e-mail or visit

March 2-5 New England Regional Turfgrass Conference & Show. Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence. For details, call 401-848-0004 or visit

March 5 URI Landscape Architecture Lecture Series: At the Edge—The Creative Interface Between Preservation, Sustainability and Institutional Culture on University Campuses. University of Rhode Island, Kingston. For more information, call 401-874-2983 or e-mail


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

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

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

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


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

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

February 21 Organic Turf Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C. To learn more, visit

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

March 1 Organic Turf Management. Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C. For more information, visit