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Upcoming Events

June 2017

When: June 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Media, PA

Green industry professionals are invited to join us and learn how to identify the best trees for their customers’ needs.

July 2017

When: July 11, 2017, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Hershey, PA

The Summer Turf & Ornamental School is an all day program providing pest management information on ornamental plants and turfgrass pests. Sessions taught in Spanish will be offered during the morning portion of the program.

When: July 18, 2017 9:00 AM to July 28, 2017 3:45 PM
Where: Allentown, PA

Commercial & Public Applicator Pesticide Short Course will help build a foundation of knowledge about safe and proper handling and use of pesticides.

When: July 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Online webinar

Green Infrastructure has been elevated as means to an end for communities to deal with polluted run-off. From a design perspective, it has also been an agent of change in how urban foresters, engineers and landscape architects work together.

When: July 19, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Lehighton, PA

This meeting is a hands-on, in field demonstration of the proper techniques for shearing Christmas trees.

When: July 20, 2017 2:00 PM to August 10, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Shrubs unify the landscape connecting taller shade and flowering trees to ground level plantings. Deciduous shrubs provide food and nesting sites for birds, attractive flowers and fruits, and a variety of foliage textures and colors from spring to autumn. Join us to learn how to find the best shrubs for your landscape.

When: July 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manheim, PA

See firsthand the newest annual and perennial flowers offered in the spring to garden center and landscape clients! Flower Trial Field Day features product vignettes of prominent industry leaders Ball Horticulture, Dummen Orange, and Proven Winners.

August 2017

When: August 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Meadow Management School is a day-long program that will cover design and plant selection to management for landscape professionals.

When: August 11, 2017, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Doylestown, PA

The Weed Identification Walk is a hands-on, interactive session where participants will learn to identify and manage a variety of broadleaf and grassy weeds in both turf and landscape situations.

When: August 11, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Doylestown, PA

The Weed Identification Walk is a hands-on, interactive session where participants will learn to identify and manage a variety of broadleaf and grassy weeds in both turf and landscape situations.

When: August 15, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Online webinar

An introduction to a comprehensive guide to sustainable urban forestry management.

When: August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Join us for an informative session on woody ornamental insect and disease problems in the landscape. This is a hands-on, interactive session as we will walk the grounds of LaRoche College.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Growers, managers, and agricultural and green industry workers are invited to participate in this in-field training on the identification, scouting and control of weeds. Safe and proper handling of herbicides will be demonstrated. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff will present information about programs and technical assistance offered through the agency.

When: August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Erie, PA

Productores y trabajadores agrícolas están invitados a participar en esta curso de adiestramiento sobre identificación, localización y el control de malezas. Personal de NRCS (Servicio de Conservación de Recursos Naturales) también estará presente para informar sobre los programas y asistencia técnica ofrecidos por la agencia. Esta reunión es gratuita y abierta a todas las personas interesadas.

September 2017

When: September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Wexford, PA

The Professional Pest Managers School is a one-day pesticide update session that provides research-based information for applicators and offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators.

When: September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Mums and asters brighten up the fall landscape but there are so many native options, why not include some of these in your landscaping as well? As we walk through the preserve we will discuss the many fall blooming perennials that not only enliven the home garden, but also provide essential late-season nectar for migrating pollinators.

October 2017

Event Canceled
When: October 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: New Hope, PA

Shade trees and flowering trees will be covered during this workshop; participants will learn about native trees for a variety of landscape situations. Enjoy walking the preserve as the colors change and examine the details of trees up close to help with identification in the field.