MWGG_LogoLawn & Land Forum

The MGG Lawn & Land Forum is a collaboration between MPAC and the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association and supported by the North Central IPM Center to document, summarize, and improve the state of Integrated Pest Management and Natural Lawn Care policies and practices locally, regionally, and nationally. All summaries, findings, and resources developed from this forum will remain open source to turf managers, policymakers, and individuals interested in applying IPM policies and programs to their work (see bit.ly/LLFnotes).

In Person Workshop

When

October 29th, 8:00 am – 3:00 PM CST

Where

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Who Should Attend

Managers of turf and other lands including those of park and school districts, municipalities, policymakers, non-profits, and corporate campuses.

What

Catch-up on Natural Lawn Care and Integrated Pest Management progress across the Midwest at this unique event. Both practitioners and experts will present and field questions on the approaches they take to cost-effectively manage grass to minimize environmental and health risk.

Panelists include gardening expert Melinda Myers, Naperville Park District’s Carl Gorra, Park Ridge Park District’s Kristi Solberg, City of Stoughton’s Brett Hebert, Natural Grass Advisory Group‘s Jerad Minnick, IPM Institute of North America‘s Dr. Thomas Green and more! See the agenda here.

Where

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Who Should Attend

Managers of turf and other lands including those of park and school districts, municipalities, policymakers, non-profits, and corporate campuses.

Register at

bit.ly/LLFwksp18
Registration fee includes an organic breakfast from Outpost Natural Foods, Jason’s Deli lunch, and resources aplenty.

Want to support pesticide reduction in Milwaukee?

MPAC will sell raffle tickets during this event (1 ticket for $5 and 5 for $20) to support 2019 Midwest Grows Green projects in Milwaukee. Prizes include a full year of Organic Valley products, Sky Valley Foods organic international sauces, and Patagonia gear. You can pre-order raffle tickets via Brown Paper Tickets.

More Questions

Contact Ryan Anderson at randerson@pesticideaction.org or 773-878-8245

Thanks To

The North Central IPM Center and Sweet Water for funding this forum.