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Midwest Grows Green Lawn & Land Forum Sustainable Landscaping Workshops
Thatcher Woods Pavilion
River Forest, IL
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Wednesday Oct 26, 2022 8:45 AM - Wednesday Oct 26, 2022 1:15 PM | $30.00


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Midwest Grows Green Lawn & Land Forum Sustainable Landscaping Workshops
Join Midwest Grows Green's (MGG) Lawn & Land Forum and LawnandLand.org for sustainable landscaping presentations, hands-on demonstrations and resources.  

The day features two workshops. One in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each workshop costs $30.  The workshops are...

Morning: Natural Lawn Care Workshop

Time: 8:45 am to 12:15 pm
What: Turfgrass management practitioners and experts share the practices, equipment, products and approaches to eliminate synthetic pesticide and fertilizer applications on sports and recreational fields. Keynote speaker Dr. AJ Lindsey, an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, will discuss how to improve turfgrass sustainability with organic soil amendments and fertilizers.  Following, MGG's Technical Assistance Program team of Ryan Anderson and Vytas Pabedinskas will demonstrate soil and site assessment techniques at River Forest Park District's pesticide-free Priory Park.
 
Who Should Attend: Managers of turfgrass including those from park and school districts, municipalities, policymakers, non-profits and corporate campuses.  

Afternoon: Design, Installation and Maintenance Characteristics of a Sustainable Landscaping Service.  

When: 1:15 pm to 4:45 pm
What: MGG's Ryan Anderson and Natural Communities LLC.s  Nick Fuller share pest and weed management practices and strategies that demonstrate proficiency in sustainable and/or organic landscaping.  Attendees will leave with the necessary tools to pursue Green Shield Certified for Landscapes for the greenspaces they manage (see bit.ly/GSClandscapes).

Who Should Attend: Landscape designers, landscape maintenance service providers, natural resource managers, park planners, community advocates and more.

More Questions? Contact Ryan Anderson at randerson@ipminstitute.org or 773-878-8245

Location

Thatcher Woods Pavilion (View)
8030 Chicago Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
United States

Categories

Education > Workshops
Other > Green

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Midwest Grows Green
On BPT Since: Feb 28, 2019
 
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