Early Bird Deadline for 2014 WNY Garden & Landscape Symposium

Date(s) - Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Camp Mission Meadows


Today is the deadline for early bird registration for the 2014 Western New York Garden & Landscape Symposium to be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 26 at Camp Mission Meadows, 5201 East Lake Road, Dewittville.

The cost is $85 by August 29 and $100 after August 29. Space is limited. Registration is required and will close on Monday, September 22.

Download the registration form from Cornell Cooperative Extension, or visit CCE Chautauqua County, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. For more information, please contact Betsy Burgeson, Cornell Cooperative Extension, (716) 664-9502 ext. 204, email emh92@cornell.edu.

Keynote speaker Mark Whitmore, forest entomologist at Cornell University, will speak on “Invasive Landscape Pests:  What’s Here, What’s Coming & What Can Be Done.” Additional topics include:

  • Tree Management:  Back to the Basics with Lori Brockelbank (Certified Arborist, Forecon Inc.)
  • Working with Natives to Build More Sustainable Landscapes with Ellen Folts (Senior CNLP & Owner of Amanda’s Native Plant Garden)
  • Pruning Small Tree Fruits and Berries with Ken Lawton (Turnbull Nursery & Garden Center)

The program qualifies for up to 16.5 Professional Continuing Education Credits (CNLP, ISA & SAF).