Illinois

July 21-September 1 Herbaceous Perennials Course. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. To learn more, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

July 22 EHAP Training Workshop. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. For more information, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

July 31 Container Jeopardy for the Pros. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. To learn more, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 5 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Summer Field Day 2009. Mariani Nurseries, Garden Prairie. For details, visit www.ilca.net/fieldday.aspx.

August 9 Design Process: Mystery or Magic? Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. For more information, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 14 Reinders Pond Construction Day. Rockford. For details, call 800-785-3306, ext. 242, or 815-901-1679.

August 14 Build-A-Pond Day. Aquascape, Inc., St. Charles. To learn more, visit www.aquascapeinc.com.

August 23 & 30 Design Drawing: Color Pencil. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. For more information, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 25 Lake & Pond Shorelines: Controlling Erosion & Enhancing Habitat. Joseph Regenstein Jr. School, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago. To learn more, call 847-835-8261 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/school.

August 25-26 2009 iTurfExpo. Midwest Golf House Complex, Lemont. For more information, visit www.illinoisturfgrassfoundation.org.

September 1 BFG Horticulture Expo. The Stonegate Conference Centre, Hoffman Estates. To learn more, call 800-883-0234.

September 10 ILCA & ILASLA Golf Outing. St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, West Chicago. For details, visit www.ilca.net.

November 5 Natural Lawn Care Workshop. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

Indiana

July 21 2009 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Turf Field Day. West Lafayette. For details, visit www.mrtf.org.

July 30-31 Indiana Nursery & Landscape Association Summer Meeting. Fort Wayne. For more information, call 800-443-7336 or visit www.inla1.org.

August 27 Indiana Professional Lawn & Landscape Association Summer Field Day. Hendricks County Conference Center, Danville. For details, visit www.iplla.com.

September 30 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Golf Day. Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.mrtf.org.

Iowa

August 6 All-Horticulture Field Day. Horticulture Research Station, Ames. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

August 31 Iowa Turfgrass Institute/Iowa GCSA Benefit Golf Tournament. Hyperion Field Club, Johnston. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

January 19-21, 2010 Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Polk County Convention Complex & Marriott Hotel, Des Moines. For details, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

Kansas

August 6 KSU Turf Field Day. John C. Pair Horticulture Center, Wichita. For details, visit www.ksuturf.com/FieldDay.html.

December 8-10 Kansas Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Kansas Expo Center, Topeka. For more information, visit www.ksuturf.com/Conference.html.

December 15-16 Heartland Green Industry Expo: Common Ground. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park. To learn more, visit www.hagcsa.org/commonground.htm.

Kentucky

July 23 All-Commodity Field Day. UKREC, Princeton. To learn more, call 270-365-7541, ext. 209, or e-mail wdunwell@uky.edu.

September 2 Kentucky Nursery & Landscape Association 10th Annual Summer Outing. Valley Hill Nurseries, Springfield. For more information, call 502-695-0106, e-mail mail.knla@gmail.com or visit www.knla.org.

November 7 Winter Tree & Shrub Identification. Burlington. For details, visit www.kyisatree.org.

Michigan

August 4 Turfgrass Diagnostic Walk­about. Northeastern Michigan College, Traverse City. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

August 5; 6 Lead Your Company to Success in the Era of Economic Uncertainty. Shelby Township; Southgate. For details, call 248-646-4992 or visit www.landscape.org.

August 13 Comprehensive CORE Training Seminar. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

August 13 Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association Summer Field Day. Four Star Greenhouse, Carleton. For details, visit www.mnla.org.

August 18 Woody Ornamental Diagnostic Walk. Northeastern Michigan College, Traverse City. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

August 27 Diagnosing Lawn & Landscape Insect, Mite & Plant Health Problems. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

September 9 Plant Problem Diagnostic Walkabout. Bloomer Park, Roch­ester Hills. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

September 10 Turfgrass Diagnostic Walkabout. Shepherd Park, Oak Park. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

September 17 2009 Michigan Snow Conference & Expo. Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

October 1 Woody Ornamental Diagnostic Walk. Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

October 1 New Technology for Tree & Shrub Fertilization Saves Time, Increases Plant Health & Generates Revenue. Northeastern Michigan College, Traverse City. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

October 13 Protecting Your Business: How to Reduce Your Employment Risks During Troubling Times. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

July 15 Training for Turf Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts. University of Minnesota Extension Office, Farmington. To learn more, call 651-480-7732 or e-mail jenri001@umn.edu.

July 22 Training for Turf Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts. City Hall, St. Anthony. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

July 28 Widmer Golf Tournament. University of Minnesota Golf Course, Minneapolis. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

July 29 2009 MNLA Landscape Design Tour. Stillwater, North Oaks, Dellwood, Hudson, Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District, Hugo and Maplewood. For more information, visit www.mnla.biz.

August 12 Landscape Management: Property Tour of Hamline University. St. Paul. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

August 25-26 BFG Horticulture Expo. Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center. For details, call 800-883-0234.

September 10 2009 University of Minnesota Field Day. University of Minnesota, St. Paul. For more information, visit www.mtgf.org.

Missouri

December 8-9 Missouri Green Industry Conference. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis. For more information, visit  www.motoc.org.

Ohio

July 16 Creating Success by Taking Action. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

July 23; August 20; September 24 2009 Diagnostic Walkabouts. Cleveland; Elyria; North Olmsted. For details, call 440-326-5851 or visit http://www.lorain.osu.edu.

July 29 Summer Executive Conference. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. For more information, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

August 5 12th Annual Northwest Green Industry Summer Sessions. Owens Community College, Toledo. To learn more, call 419-354-6916 or visit http://www.abe.osu.edu.

August 6 9th Annual OLA Scholarship Golf Classic. Mallard Creek Golf Club, Columbia Station. For more information, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org/Golf.html.

August 6 Green Velvet’s 50th Anni­versary Open House. Snider Road Production Farm, New Carlisle. To learn more, call 800-342-0571 or visit www.greenvelvet.com.

August 12 OSU Turfgrass Facility Research Field Day. OTF Research & Education Center, Columbus. To learn more, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

August 26; September 30 2009 Pesticide Safety Training. Ohio Department of Agriculture Building, Reynoldsburg. For details, call 419-466-4145 or visit http://www.pested.osu.edu.

September 17 Customer-Focused Sales. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

September 18 2009 ONLA Golf Outing. Royal American Golf Course, Galena. For details, call 800-825-5062.

Wisconsin

July 21 Wisconsin Turfgrass Association Summer Field Day. O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research Facility, Verona. For details, call 608-845-6536.

August 13 Wisconsin Nursery Association Summer Field Day. Johnson’s Nursery, Jackson. For more information, call 414-529-4705.

National

July 15 Creating Stronger Relationships with Bulk Salt Suppliers. Webinar. To learn more, call 414-375-1940 or visit http://webinars.sima.org.

July 15-16 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. Eagle, Colo. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

July 19 HRI Membership Reception. Washington, D.C. For details, visit www.anla.org.

July 19-20 ANLA Annual Meeting. Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel, Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.anla.org.

July 19-24 Perennial Plant Symposium. St. Louis, Mo. For details, visit www.perennialplant.org.

July 20-22 ANLA Legislative Conference. Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit www.anla.org.

July 22-25 Landscape Masters Program Class of 2010: Semester IV. Washington, D.C. For details, visit www.anla.org.

July 23-24 2009 Regional Grounds Management Seminar & Site Visitation. Cincinnati, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.

July 24-29 85th Annual ISA Conference & Trade Show: Sailing Into the Future of Arboriculture. Providence, R.I. For details, visit www.isa-arbor.com.

July 26-28 Garden Center University Class of 2010: Semester IV. Minneapolis, Minn. For more information, visit www.anla.org.

July 27-31 TPI Summer Convention & Field Days. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. For details, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.