Connecticut

January 14-15, 2009 CNLA & CGGA Winter Symposium & Trade Show. MountainRidge Resort, Wallingford, Conn. For more information, visit www.flowersplantsinct.com.

January 28-29, 2009 2009 Connecticut Turf & Landscape Conference. Connecticut Conference Center, Adriaen’s Landing, Hartford, Conn. For details, call 203-699-9912 or e-mail rtice@snet.net.

Delaware

January 14-15, 2009 Delaware Horticulture Industry Expo & Annual Pesticide Conference. Modern Maturity Center, Dover, Del. To learn more, call 888-448-1203 or visit www.dnlaonline.org.

Maryland

January 5-8, 2009 63rd Annual Northeastern Weed Science Society Meeting. Renaissance Harborplace, Baltimore, Md. For more information, visit www.newss.org/annualmeeting.php.

January 7, 2009 Maryland Nursery & Landscape Association Annual Meeting. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Md. To learn more, call 410-823-8684 or e-mail mnacma@aol.com.

January 7-9, 2009 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Md. For details, e-mail mantsinc@aol.com or visit www.mants.com.

January 14-15, 2009 Maryland Arborist Association Winter Meeting & Pesticide Recertification. Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center, Ellicott City, Md. For more information, call 410-321-8082 or visit www.mdarborist.com.

January 19-23, 2009 21st Annual Advanced Landscape Plant IPM PHC Short Course. University of Maryland, College Park, Md. To learn more, call 301-405-3913, e-mail conferences@raupplab.umd.edu or visit www.raupplab.umd.edu/conferences/AdvLandscape.

January 21-23, 2009 Turfgrass 2009. UMD Student Union, College Park, Md. For details, e-mail mgl-at-mtc@comcast.net.

Massachusetts

January 5-February 19, 2009 2009 UMass Winter School for Turf Managers. UMass, Amherst, Mass. To learn more, call 413-545-5202, e-mail academicprograms@contined.umass.edu or visit http://umassturf.org.

New Jersey

December 8-10 Green Expo Turf & Landscape Conference. Taj Mahal Resort, Atlantic City, N.J. To learn more, visit www.njturfgrass.org/events.html.

December 26 Basics of Turfgrass Management. New Brunswick, N.J. For details, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/landscape.html.

January 12, 2009 Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants. New Brunswick, N.J. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/landscape.html.

January 21, 2009 Pesticide Safety for Landscape Contractors. New Brunswick, N.J. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/landscape.html.

January 28, 2009 Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants. New Brunswick, N.J. For more information, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/landscape.html.

January 30, 2009 Pesticide Calibration. New Brunswick, N.J. For details, call 732-932-9271 or visit www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/landscape.html.

New York

January 7-9, 2009 Empire State Green Industry Show. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, N.Y. For details, call 518-783-1229, e-mail show@nysta.org or visit www.nysta.org.

January 19-23, 2009 Cornell University Short Course. Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. For more information, visit www.nysta.org.

February 24-25, 2009 2009 NYSTA Southeastern Regional Conference. Holiday Inn-Suffern, Suffern, N.Y. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

Pennsylvania

January 6-9, 2009 Eastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Show. Valley Forge Convention Plaza, Valley Forge, Pa. For more information, call 877-326-5996, e-mail admin@paturf.org or visit www.paturf.org.

Rhode Island

November 20 URI Landscape Architecture Lecture Series: Owning the Edge. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. For details, call 401-874-2983 or e-mail wagre@uri.edu.

National

November 17-18 Climate Change & The Plant Sector: A Growing Interest. Grovepark Inn, Asheville, N.C. For more information, visit www.agrowinginterest.com.

November 18 Everything You Wanted to Know About Nitrogen. GCSAA Web cast. For details, call 800-472-7878.

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.

November 20 Top-Notch Communication Skills. GCSAA Web cast. For details, call 800-472-7878.

December 3-4 Principles of Irrigation. Boise, Idaho. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

December 3-4 Irrigation Contractor Class. Mulberry Inn, Savannah, Ga. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

December 10-11 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Calif. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

Canada/International

November 17-21 Olds College Turfgrass Management: Level I Short Course. Olds College Continuing Education, Olds, Alb., Canada. To learn more, call 800-661-6537, ext. 4677, or visit www.oldscollege.ca/programs/ContinuingEducation/index.htm.

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.

November 22 Organic Turf Management. Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/turf/index.php.

November 28-30 Organic Soil Management. Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/soil/index.php.

December 6 Organic Turf Management. Canada Way Education Center, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. For details, visit www.gaiacollege.ca/public/programs/turf/index.php.