Alabama

September 8 Visual Analysis & Evaluation of Tree Defects. Mobile Botanical Gardens, Mobile, Ala. For more information, call 334-240-9360.

September 9-10 Weathering Future Storms: Steps to a Storm-Resilient Community Forest. Mobile Botanical Gardens, Mobile, Ala. For details, call 334-240-9360.

Arkansas

September 15 Arkansas Golf Course Superintendents Association Annual Meeting. Chenal Country Club, Little Rock, Ark. For details, call 501-860-0187.

Florida

August 19 Surviving Difficult Times in the Green Industry. Mid-Florida REC, Apopka, Fla. To learn more, call 352-343-4101.

September 16-19 Florida Turfgrass Association 2008 Annual Conference. PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. For more information, visit www.ftga.org.

September 25-27 The Landscape Show. Orlando, Fla. For details, visit www.thelandscapeshow.org.

Georgia

August 20 University of Georgia Turfgrass Research Field Day. Griffin, Ga. For details, visit www.GeorgiaTurf.com.

Louisiana

August 28 Northwest Louisiana Nursery & Landscape Association Meeting. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, La. For details, visit www.lnla.org.

Mississippi

September 12 Bulldog Turf Field Day & Equipment Expo. Mississippi State University North Farm, Starkville, Miss. For more information, visit www.lmgcsa.com/EventsSchedule.html.

Oklahoma

September 17 Turf and Landscape Field Day. Oklahoma State University Botanical Garden, Stillwater, Okla. For details, call 405-744-7361 or e-mail mike.schnelle@okstate.edu.

South Carolina

August 28 SCNLA Certified Landscape Technician Training Class. Sandhill Research & Education Center, Columbia, S.C. For more information, call 864-592-3868.

September 18-19 SCNLA Certified Landscape Technician Test. Sandhill Research & Education Center, Columbia, S.C. For details, call 864-592-3868.

Tennessee

September 11 Engaging Communities in Urban Tree Risk Assessment. Knoxville, Tenn. To learn more, call 931-648-5725 or visit www.isasouthern.org/news.htm.

September 18 University of Tennessee Turfgrass Research Field Day. Knoxville, Tenn. For details, visit www.ttaonline.org/events.htm.

Texas

August 14-17 Texas Nursery & Landscape Association 2008 Nursery/Landscape Expo. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas. For details, visit www.nurserylandscapeexpo.org.

Virginia

August 19-20 Virginia Tech Turfgrass Field Days. Blacksburg, Va. To learn more, visit www.vaturf.org or e-mail vaturf@vaturf.org.

September 10 Hampton Roads Agricultural Research & Extension Center Annual Field Day. Virginia Beach, Va. For details, call 757-363-3906 or e-mail bapple@vt.edu.

September 12 Trees Virginia Conference: Waynesboro Plant Health Care for Urban Trees. Best Western Inn & Suites Conference Center, Waynesboro, Va. For more information, call 434-977-1375, ext. 3324, e-mail becky.woodson@dof.virginia.gov or visit www.treesvirginia.org.

September 20 The Virginia Garden Festival. Virginia Science Museum, Richmond, Va. To learn more, call 540-382-0943, e-mail info@virginiagreen.org or visit www.virginiagreen.org.

September 22 Northern Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association General Membership  Meeting. South Riding Nurseries, Chantilly, Va. For details, call 703-550-6900.

December 8-10 Turfgrass Short Course. Blacksburg, Va. For more information, call 757-464-1004 or e-mail vaturf@thevtc.org.

NATIONAL AND CANADA

National

 August 19-20 Masters in Landscape Business Management Class of 2010, Second Semester. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit www.anla.org/events/index.htm.

August 20-23 ANLA Landscape Operations Tour. Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit www.anlatours.org.

August 21 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Medina Country Club, Medina, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

August 26-27 Irrigation Contractor Class. Frederick P. Griffith Jr. Water Treatment Plant, Lorton, Va. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

August 28 Snow Strategies for Tough Times: How to Manage Rising Costs & Protect Your Bottom Line. Live Web seminar. To learn more, call 414-375-1940 or visit http://www.webinars.sima.org.

September 9-11 WNGA/ANLA Kick the Dirt Tour & Talks. Wilmington, Del. For details, visit www.anlatours.org.

September 10-12 ANLA Landscape Distribution Tour. Wilmington, Del. To learn more, visit www.anlatours.org.

September 14-17 International Plant Propagators’ Society Eastern Region Annual Meeting. Denver, Colo. For more information, visit www.ipps.org/easternNA.

September 16 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, Mo. To register, visit www.giastl.com.

September 26 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class; SMART Technologies for Irrigation Management. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

September 27 Electrical Troubleshooting Part I: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

October 1 7th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Chino, Calif. For more information, visit www.irrigatortech.com.

October 3-7 2008 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 888-999-2752 or visit www.eshow2000.com/asla.

October 5-7 2008 Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America Green Industry Leadership Forum. The Palms Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, visit www.nlae.org.

October 5-9 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, ASA, CSSA, SSSA and GCAGS. Houston, Texas. For more information, call 888-443-4472 or visit www.acsmeetings.org/2008.

October 8; 9; 10 Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation; Sprinkler System Scheduling. South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

October 8-10 WaterSmart Innovations 08. Las Vegas, Nev. For details, call 702-862-3777 or visit www.watersmartinnovations.com.

October 19-22 International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region Annual Meeting. Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Va. To learn more, call 205-967-7896, e-mail RStisher@aol.com or visit www.ipps.org/SouthernNA/index.htm.

October 22-25 2008 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

October 22-25 2008 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE EXPO. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

November 2-4 Irrigation Show 2008. Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. To learn more, call 703-536-7080, e-mail webmaster@irrigation.org or visit www.irrigation.org.

November 13-15 TCI Expo 2008. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.tcia.org.

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.

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

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

Canada/International

 August 23-24 International Phytophthora and Pythium Workshop. Turin, Italy. For details, visit www.icpp2008.org/workshops_det1.php.

September 17-18 CanWest Hort Show. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.canwesthortshow.com.

September 18-20 Pre-GLEE Tour With Ian Baldwin. England. For details, visit www.anla.org.

October 8-9 Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Mississauga, Ont., Canada. To learn more, visit www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com.

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.

February 8-12, 2009 TCIA Winter Management Conference. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. To learn more, visit www.tcia.org.