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Come to the Bay is Presented by Land & Coates

Location: Resort and Conference Hotel on Shore Drive (at the intersection of Shore Drive and Great Neck): 2800 Shore Drive, Va Beach, VA  23451


Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, February 27
 8:00 General Session
10:15—11:00 American Chestnut: Restoring a Classic
11:00—11:45 Importance of Diversity in Tree Selection
10:00—4:30 Keeping Fertilizers out of Virginia’s Waters: Sponsored by Luck EcoSystems
10:00—4:30 Turfgrass 101
10:00—4:30 Irrigation Workshop
10:00—4:30 Certified Turfgrass Professional—Day One of Two
12:15 Lunch
1:00—4:30 Arborist Classes: Tree Health Begins Early
- identify defects before the tree is in the ground
- pruning early and properly
- pruning for clearance
- bare root tree planting
- safety

 4:30 Social

Wednesday, February 28
CTP Class—Day Two of Two


2017/18 Planning Committee

Wes Bray (chair) - Lawns & Gardens Plus
Jeff Derr - Virginia Tech

Joel Koci - Virginia State

Chad Peevy - Old Dominion University

Mark Taveres - ProjectGreen

Andrea Tomlin - Tidewater Community College
Jimmy Viars - Gloucester County Public Schools
Brian Waymack - VDOT

Barbara White - Va Dept of Forestry
Cheryl Wolfe - VB Resort Hotel & Conference Center

 Help us plan the 2018 Come to the Bay!
Contact us with your ideas: 757-464-1004 or

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The VTC's Mission is to unify efforts to promote turfgrass improvement and advancement of the turfgrass industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia

The VTC's Vision is to be recognized and respected as a leading voice of the turfgrass industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Come to the Bay
PO Box 5989
Virginia Beach, VA 23471

+1 (757) 464-1004 | fax: (757) 282-2693