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

In-Person Workshop


November 13th, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST


Oakton Community College, 1600 E Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL


Panelists include Jeff Swano, Dig Right In Landscaping Inc., Len Conley, The Sanctuary Inc., Carl Gorra, Naperville Park District, Kristi Solberg, Park Ridge Park District, Dr. Paul Koch, University of Wisconsin, Dr. Susan Buchanan, Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health, Richard Hentschel, University of Illinois Extension, Allison Neubauer, IL-IN Sea Grant, John Rogers, Michigan State University, and more!

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

Brownpapertickets for $30,
Ticket fair includes a light breakfast, lunch, and resources aplenty

More Questions

Contact Ryan Anderson at or 773-878-8245

Thanks To

The North Central IPM Center for funding and the Earth Share Illinois, The Sanctuary Inc, and Vans Enterprises Ltd. for sponsoring this seminar.