Professional Development Programs and Symposia
APGA Professional Section Symposia:
September 17-19, 2014 I Youngstown, OH
November 5-7, 2014 I Washington, DC
Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsWebinar/Audio Conference Series
Free for all APGA members! Contact us at (610) 708-3010 or email@example.com for the discount code.
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Application materials are due July 1 and November 1, 2014
The Chanticleer Scholarship in Professional Development offers public garden professionals financial support for academic training to improve their leadership skills. Advance your organization and your own career this year. The scholarship has two core components:1. Support of an academic experience.
2. Support of travel to meet with leaders to build on the academic experience.
Woody Plant Conference
July 18, 2014
Mark your calendars for the 17th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid- Atlantic states and how to use them in the landscape. The conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.
2nd Annual NYC-area Green Industry Intern Field Day
School of Professional Horticulture
The New York Botanical Garden
If you are passionate about green spaces and plants and would like to launch a successful career in the horticulture field, then apply today to the nationally-accredited School of Professional Horticulture at The New York Botanical Garden. The School’s world-renowned program combines studies in horticultural science with practical training with the foremost experts in the field. The School is licensed by the N.Y State Department of Education and accredited by ACCET.
Tuition: $7,000 per year. (Financial aid is available)
Application deadline: August 1, 2014. To apply, go to: http://www.nybg.org/edu/soph/admissions.php#REQUIREMENTS
The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust Grants for Ornamental Horticulture
10th International Conference: Gardens Without Limits
October 1 & 2, 2014 (Book Early! Early Bird Rate Available.)
The Garden As A Gateway To A Region
The new international conference “Gardens Without Limits” is about exchanging experiences, opinions, and advice from creators, managers, and consultants from gardens all over the world to answer burning questions from the industry. This year's event will explore the fundamental role gardens play in regional development; analysing how they improve local amenities and contribute to the attractiveness and overall economy of their community.
Further discounts are available to APGA members: Contact Pascal Garbe at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events!
Colonial Revival at the Crossroads: Colonial Revival landscapes—their significance, challenges and preservation
October 31 – November 1, 2014
Stratford Hall, Stratford, Virginia
This cultural landscape symposium will emphasize issues of Colonial Revival landscape evaluation, interpretation and management. It will feature Stratford Hall’s three-year study, in partnership with the University of Georgia-College of Environment and Design, of its Great House landscape and gardens, along with other regional Colonial Revival sites. Call 804-493-1972 for details and costs. Register now–early bird prices are in effect until June 13, 2014.
For further details and to register, visit Stratford Hall's event calendar: http://www.stratfordhall.org/event/colonial-revival-at-the-crossroads/