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Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 9:00am

A critical first step in the development of a weed or invasive plant management program is a strong and complete understanding of several principles and fundamentals of the discipline of weed science.  The session will cover the topics of weed biology, weed ecology, herbicide modes-of-action, her

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 8:00am

This one-day conference is designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens/municipal tree care specialists, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 9:00am

While landscape and turf professionals may be knowledgeable about the state regulations that govern the type of work they normally do, regulations that govern certain aspects of invasive plant management may be different.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:00am

An overview of the topic of invasive plants, focusing on why we should be concerned about them and enhancing your ability to readily identify invasive plants as well as their look-alikes.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:00am

More and more people are getting interested in sustainable landscapes. This program will address topics that will appeal to landscapers and anyone interested in sustainable landscape management. Come join us to learn ways to make your landscape business greener and sustainable.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 9:00am

For garden center, horticulture retailer and roadside stand employees, master gardeners and others that serve as a resource for home horticulture.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:00am

This session will help participants develop and implement an invasive plant management program.  Management tips and strategies will be discussed including herbicide selection and timing, non-chemical strategies and ways to avoid common program pitfalls.

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 4:30pm

Kick off the growing season with hands-on scouting, identifying and even forecasting landscape pests and abiotic problems.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm

Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:00pm

Correct weed identification is an important first step in the development of an effective weed management program. Join Randy Prostak, Extension Weed Specialist, for a walk through the landscape for an up-close look at weed problems in diverse habitats in the park.