Park Maintenance Institute 2021 Central Regional Workshop

Park Maintenance Institute Workshop

Registration
Institute Subscribers - $50
Non-Subscribers -       $75

Registration fees include morning refreshments, educational sessions, lunch, and networking.

Schedule

8:30am – 9:00am             Participant arrival and registration (in Ed Bldg)

9:00am – 9:30am             Morning refreshments and networking (in Ed Bldg)

9:30am – 9:45am             Introductions, opening remarks, and agenda overview (in Ed Bldg)

9:45am – 10:00am           Site overview with our Hosts (in Ed Bldg)

Facility representative will share the history of the property and the mission of Millbrook Marsh

10:00am – 11:00am        IPM / IVM Strategies in wetlands / floodplains (in Ed Bldg)

PSU Extension representative will present on topics related to integrated pest management / integrated vegetation management specifically in wetlands and floodplain areas

11:00am – 12:00pm        Water Conservation and Irrigation Trends for the Future (in Ed Bldg)

Jim Laiche, Water Conservation Business Manager at The Toro Company will discuss how the irrigation industry is reacting to water conservation efforts

12:00pm – 1:00pm          Catered Lunch and Walk through the grounds (in Ed Bldg)

1:00pm – 1:15pm             Maintenance Task Briefing – (in Ed Bldg)

Outline specific tasks that need completed – (could be suggested by attendees if noted during the site visit)

Brief knowledge session / skill introduction session (if applicable), divide into work groups, equipment preparation, travel to task site

1:15pm – 3:15pm             Service Projects in small groups (on site)

TBD - (pruning back trails, trail maintenance, potting / planting trees, invasive removal, pesticide application, etc)

3:15pm – 3:30pm             Regroup, Clean-up, Wrap-up (in Ed Bldg)

3:30pm                               Dismiss


To register:
1: Sign in or create a new account. 
2: Select registration options
3: Proceed to checkout to complete transaction


When
10/28/2021 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
Where
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center 548 Puddintown Road State College, PA 16801

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