The Midwest Grows Green Lawn and Land Forum Workshop is scheduled to take place on Monday, Oct. 29, at the Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This workshop will foster peer-to-peer learning of best natural lawn care and integrated pest management practices, polices and strategies. Highlights of the workshop include:
- “Keeping Water Where it Falls” presentation by entertainment personality, gardening expert, and author Melinda Myers.
- A look into how grass fields actually can take more wear from long-time sports field manager and Natural Grass Advisory Group‘s founder Jerad Minnick.
- Perspective from turf manager applying natural lawn care programs in the communities of Park Ridge, Naperville, Stoughton and Milwaukee.
- Opportunity to earn .475 Continuing Education Credits for the Sports Turf Managers Associationand the National Recreation and Park Association.
- An Organic Breakfast provided by Outpost Natural Foodsand lunch from Jason’s Deli.
The agenda for the event can be found here. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at bit.ly/LLFwksp18. Please contact me with any questions regarding the event and we would greatly appreciate if you share this information with other park and school district staff that may be interested.