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April 2019

GMO 2.0: Science, Society and the Future

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Student Union, UCONN Storrs,CT06269 + Google Map
Free

Finding understandable science-based information on GMOs is challenging for the public. Our project goal is to bridge the information gap surrounding GMOs with farmers and the general public. Moderator: Dean Indrajeet Chaubey, UConn CAHNR Speakers: Paul Vincelli, Extension Professor & Provost Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (focus area: overview of risks and benefits of genetically engineered crops) Robert C. Bird, Professor of Business Law and Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics, UConn School of Business…

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GMOs: Answering Difficult Questions from your Customers

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tolland County Extension Center, 24 Hyde Avenue
Vernon,CT06269United States
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Free

Dr. Paul Vincelli will give a presentation for Extension educators and others who are interested on communication strategies for science and GMOs. Download the flyer.pdf. Space is limited. RSVPs are required

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Boxwood Blight, Expert Panel

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses, 437 North Street
Greenwich,CTUnited States
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With Dr. Yonghao Li of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station & Mark Sellew, President of Connecticut’s Largest Nursery, Prides Corner Farms   Join us for an informative presentation and discussion that will cover everything you need to know about the fungus sweeping across the Eastern Seaboard, affecting our Connecticut landscape staples. Learn how to remediate, treat, which plants are suitable substitutes and the future of boxwood. We encourage everyone from homeowners, landscapers to municipalities to join us. Through best practices…

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July 2019

2019 Summer Field Day

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Planters’ Choice, 1201 Bunker Hill Road
Watertown,CT06795United States

Education ~ Tradeshow ~ Networking ~ Raffle ~ Tours ~ Food ~ UCONN Dairy Bar ~ Other Activities   Registration is closed.  Please register on-site. Click here for the schedule.   Current Exhibitors (as of 7/16/19) Automated Systems Bayer Ornamentals Bethel Power Equipment Bobbex, Inc The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Connecticut Farm Bureau Association Connecticut Mulch Distributors, Inc Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation Dayton Bag and Burlap Drone Photography CT East Coast Nurseries Farm Credit East ACA Fourth Generation Nurseries Green Earth…

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2019 Summer Field Day – Exhibitors

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Planters’ Choice, 1201 Bunker Hill Road
Watertown,CT06109United States
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The annual CNLA Summer Field Day draws industry professionals from all over Connecticut and surrounding states. This event will provide your company an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your products, explain your services and interact with green industry professionals. Don't miss out on this opportunity to network with professionals in your area!   Registration is closed.  Please register on-site.

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August 2019

2019 Connecticut Accredited Nursery Professional Program

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jones Auditorium, CT Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street
New Haven,CT
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CNLA’s annual 13-week certification program will teach you the basics of botany, plant identification, and professional horticultural information. The low admission fee for the Connecticut Accredited Nursery Professional program makes accreditation open to all persons in the nursery and landscape industry and is honored in all six New England states. Pass the CANP exam and you will be recognized in a graduation ceremony at the CNLA Winter Symposium in January. Register early as enrollment is limited. Learn directly from several …

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January 2020

2020 CNLA Winter Symposium – Exhibitor Registration

January 22 – January 23
Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St
Plantsville,CT06479

The annual CNLA Winter Symposium & Expo draws industry professionals from all over Connecticut and surrounding states. The Expo will provide your company an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your products, explain your services and interact with green industry professionals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with professionals in your area! Click here to register on-line.   Please note, that the “Purchase For” field should be the Company Name. Click here to download the exhibitor registration form. Click here to…

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2020 Winter Symposium Attendee Registration

January 22 at 8:00 am – January 23 at 3:00 pm
Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St
Plantsville,CT06479
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Download the schedule and registration form | Register as an exhibitor | Become a sponsor ON-LINE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. PLEASE CALL THE CNLA OFFICE AT 800-562-0610 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER. Why attend? Central location Large two-day trade show Relevant educational programs Earn pesticide credits Spanish programs Prizes Reception with the Exhibitors Registered Exhibitors (as of January 15, 2020) Automated Systems Ball Seed Bayer Ornamentals Bigelow Nurseries, Inc Canterbury Horticulture/Burnett's Country Gardens Connecticut Mulch Distributors, Inc CT Packaging…

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CT Green Industry Alliance Banquet and Awards Ceremony

January 23 at 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St
Plantsville,CT06479
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This event was previously scheduled for November 2019. The CT Green Industry Alliance invites you to attend the annual banquet and awards ceremony. This event recognizes and honors members of the associations who meet the criteria of various awards created by their associations. The Alliance is made up of local "green" associations with similar interests. It was created to grow the green industry in CT, to pool resources and work together on advocacy initiatives and to share information on association…

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March 2020

How the Coronavirus is Impacting the Nursery and Landscape Industry

March 25 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

MEMBERS ONLY Join us for this conference call on March 25, 12:00 pm—1:00 pm for your chance to hear the facts about COVID-19, it's impact on the CT green industry and ask questions about how to navigate these unique times. Learn from other CNLA members what they are implementing and how you can continue to grow your business. A Conference Call Discussion featuring Dustyn Nelson CANP, CNLA President,  Franks Landscaping Construction, Lydia Gompper CANP, CNLA Treasurer, Monrovia and Linda Kowalski, Lobbyist,…

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