Tuesday, January 25, 2011

2011 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Awards!

Oregon Community Trees (OCT) is pleased to announce the 18th annual

Urban and Community Forestry Awards for 2011. Join OCT, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the USDA Forest Service in recognizing the accomplishments of individuals, groups and businesses that have been leaders in the efforts to enhance and maintain Oregon’s community forests by taking a moment to fill out the attached nomination.

Click here for nomination form.

Friday, January 21, 2011

High Desert Green Industry Conference

If you supply, design, maintain or manage landscapes in the Intermountain West, you will want to be in
Redmond, OR on February 9 & 10, 2011
to attend the
19th Annual High Desert Green Industry Conference!

Consider these reasons why you don't want to miss this event:
  • Reward yourself for being frugal. Thanks to our generous sponsors, registration fees have been maintained at the same low rate for years!

  • Connect with green industry suppliers from throughout the Northwest during the one-day trade show.

  • Attend a comprehensive schedule of educational classes covering topics relevant to your career and your business.

  • Attend a Master Class or two for a deeper learning on a specific topic. Classes run from 2 - 4 hours.

  • You won’t want to miss our keynote speaker Ed Beaulieu, chief sustainability officer at Aquascapes, Inc. His work has been featured in Better Homes and Garden, Architectural Digest, and he has made several appearances on HGTV and DIY channel shows. He will discuss sustainability of water resources, rainwater harvesting and stormwater management.

  • Earn professional recertification and continuing education credits, if you are an Oregon-licensed pesticide applicator, landscape professional, or a certified arborist.

Register Online or by phone at 541-548-6088

Come and enjoy High Desert sunshine and high elevation snow! Central Oregon's remarkable winter climate and outdoor recreation activities await you!

Details at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes/hdgi/home