February 24 Pesticide Recertification Conference. National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase. For more information, visit

February 28-March 1 Tree Risk Assessment Course & Exam. Rockville. For details, call 703-753-0499 or visit

March 14-18 Maryland Arborist Association Short Course. University of Maryland, Ellicott City. To learn more, e-mail [email protected] or visit


March 3 17th Annual Ecological Landscaping Association Conference & Eco-Marketplace: Staying Ahead of the Curve. MassMutual Center, Springfield. To learn more, visit

March 8 Community Tree Conference-Tree Workers & Working Safely: A Reality Check. Stockbridge Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For details, call 413-545-0895 or e-mail [email protected].

March 14-15 Natural Lawn & Turf Management. Sturbridge. For more information, visit

March 19 Gardening for the Birds. Arnold Arboretum, Boston. To learn more, visit

May 12 Scouting for Pests & Problems of Woody Ornamentals Walkabout: Diseases, Insects & Weeds. Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. For more information, call 413-545-0895, e-mail [email protected] or visit

New Hampshire

February 21, 23, 28; March 2 NHCLP Review Sessions. Thompson School of Applied Science, Putnam Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham. For details, visit

March 8 Northern New England Nursery Conference. Common Man, Concord. To learn more, visit

March 16 NHLA/UNHCE Ann- ual Spring Conference. New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord. For more information, visit

New Jersey

February 22 Versa-Lok Hard- scape Training. Hanover Marriott, Whippany. To learn more, call 973-948-7193, ext. 172, or e-mail [email protected].

February 25 Irrigation Systems: Repair & Maintenance. New Brunswick. For details, call 732-932-9271 or visit

March 2 34th Annual New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association Trade Show & Conference. Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus. For more information, call 201-703-3600 or visit

March 2 Techniseal C.A.P Training. Mahwah. To learn more, call 973-948-7193, ext. 172, or e-mail [email protected].

March 16 Irrigation Systems: Repair & Maintenance. New Bruns- wick. To learn more, call 732-932-9271 or visit

May 2 Rutgers Turfgrass Re- search Golf Classic. Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Bedminster. For details, visit

New York

February 22-23 NYSTA Southeast Regional Conference. Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Fishkill. To learn more, visit

February 28 NYSTA Western Regional Conference. Millennium Hotel, Buffalo. For more information, visit

March 9 2011 Turfgrass Advocacy-NYSTA’s Lobby Day. The Sign of the Tree Restaurant and the Empire State Plaza, Albany. To learn more, visit

March 10 Techniseal C.A.P. Training. Hauppauge. For more information, call 973-948-7193, ext. 172, or e-mail [email protected].

March 16 NYSTA Adirondack Regional Conference. High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid. For details, visit


February 22-24 2011 Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Trade Show. Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North, Mars. For details, visit

February 24 Turf Topics: Basics of Turfgrass Management. Smedley Park, Springfield. For more information, call 610-378-1327 or visit

March 2 Pruning Woody Plants. Hanover Township Community Center, Bethlehem. To learn more, call 610-489-4315 or visit

March 10 Landscape & Turf 2 Plus 2 Meeting. York. For details, call 717-840-7408 or visit

March 24 Back to Basics: Tree & Shrub Planting, Plant Health Care, Pruning & Mulching. Chester County Government Services Building, West Chester. To learn more, call 610-696-3500, ext. 20, or visit

Rhode Island

March 1 Turf Nutrition Workshop. Save the Bay, Providence. To learn more, visit

March 7-10 New England Re- gional Turfgrass Conference & Show. Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence. For more information, call 401-848-0004 or visit

March 10 URI LAR Lecture Series: Surface/Subsurface. Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute, King- ston. For details, call 401-874-2983 or e-mail [email protected].

April 7 URI LAR Lecture Series: Work at the Steel Yard: Reinventing the Home of the Iron Chef. Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute, Kingston. For details, call 401-874-2983 or e-mail [email protected].


February 20-23 International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference: Environmental Connection. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Fla. To learn more, visit

March 7-10 The Work Truck Show 2011; 47th Annual NTEA Convention. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, visit

March 16-18 2011 IA IMPACT Legislative Conference. Washington, D.C. For details, e-mail [email protected] or visit

March 17-20 35th Annual PLANET Student Career Days. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit

March 22-26 CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. For details, visit

March 23-April 27 Municipal Specialist Certification Preparation Course. Brea Community & Conference Center, Brea, Calif. For more information, visit

April 7-8 Professional Grounds Management Society Spring Regional Seminar & Site Visitation. Springfield, Mo. To learn more, visit