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Possible CE credits will be available this January 18 in conjunction with the Gulf States Horticulture Show in Mobile, AL. The Mississippi Landscape and Nursery Association invite you to this opportunity and also to visit the conventions exhibitor show floor. It is a great opportunity to check availabilities and exciting new plants for the southern region along with additional green industry  goods and services.  We also invite you to participate in our evening dinner on Jan. 19. GO to this link to see show info and Landscape Architect program schedule. http://www.gshe.org 

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The 61st Edward C. Martin, Jr., Landscape Design Symposium is a half-day event held in the Bost Auditorium on Wednesday Oct. 19 at MSU from 9 a.m. until noon. The event is presented by the MSU Department of Landscape Architecture and the Garden Clubs of Mississippi. Topics covered in this year’s symposium include low maintenance home landscapes and two sessions on garden plants and places for experiencing wildlife. Speakers are Edward C. Martin, Jr., MSU professor emeritus in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Bill Fontenot, writer and naturalist from Lafayette, Louisiana, and Kristin Lamberson, native plant specialist at the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Martin, who started the Landscape Design Symposium 61 years ago, will speak about low-maintenance home landscapes. Fontenot will discuss great garden plants and places for wildlife, and Lamberson will provide perspectives and wonders of wildlife.

Find more information and register for the symposium at http://lalc.msstate.edu/workshops/martin_symp or contact Debbie Whitfield at 662-325-4554 or dww12@lalc.msstate.edu.

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The Keynote speaker this year for the 2016 Twin States Conference will be James Urban. James Urban, FASLA, Urban Trees + Soils, *specializes in the design of trees and soils in urban spaces, and has written and lectured extensively on the subject of urban tree planting. His 2008 book ‘Up By Roots: Healthy Trees and Soils in the Built Environment’, is one of the principle tree and soil references. In 2007 he was awarded the ASLA Medal of Excellence for his contribution the profession of Landscape Architecture. He is the 2013 recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture – Award of Achievement for long-term contributions to their profession. www.twinstatesconference.com

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Online registration is now available for the 2016 Twin States Conference in Starkville, Mississippi, which will be held April 7th-9th at the Mill at Mississippi State University. To register follow this link to the conference website. http://www.twinstatesconference.com/. We hope to see you there.

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This years CSI Products Show will be on February 24th at the Clyde Muse Center located at Hinds Community College in Pearl.  The Product Show is free and lunch is served (free also).  Remember that this is the largest commercial products show in the state!  If you’re interested in the seminars, there’s a couple of good ones. Make plans now to attend. Flyer

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In this webinar you will learn about some of the environmental differences impacting trees in the lower South, and how to select plants that can best reflect regional character. Underutilized tree and understory species will be discussed as well as the selection of hardy species types for sustainable landscapes. Bob Brzuszek, ASLA, is an Extension Professor of Landscape Architecture at Mississippi State University, has written numerous publications on lower South trees and sustainable landscapes, and serves on a local tree board.
Proof of attendance provided for continuing education credit. Webinars can be viewed from any computer with Internet access. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required to receive information on how to access the webinar. To register, go to http://techoutreach.msucares.com/webinars and click on The Canopy: Tree Selection In The Lower South under Upcoming Webinars.
FOR MORE INFORMATION contact: Mississippi State University Forestry Extension – (662) 325-3150 or jg966@msstate.edu

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Registration is now open for the 2015 Twin States Conference which will be held at Lake Guntersville State Park in Guntersville, Alabama, April 9th-11th.  For more information go to http://www.twinstatesconference.com.

To register online go to http://www.alabamaasla.com/tsc8reg/

You can also download the registration form 2015 TSC REG FORM.

We hope to see you there.

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