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Tuesday, February 27

 8:00 General Session

Chesapeake Bay and the TMDLs
Rich Batiuk  Associate Director for Science, Analysis, and Implementation at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay Program Office


James Davis Martin  Chesapeake Bay Program Manager for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality




Forging Alliances
Corinne Stephens Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Business Partnerships Manager

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
    Moderated By: Cindy Smith, Environmental Scientist (George Mason Univ.)
    Topics:
        Legal Issues
        Establishing & Maintaining Turfgrass to the Water's Edge
        Using Plants Other than Turfgrass
        Standards & Criteria
    Speakers Include
        Barbara Gavin (Elizabeth River Project)
        Mike Goatley (Virginia Tech)
        Joan Salvati (Va Dept of Environmental Quality)
        Chantel Wilson (Va Dept of Conservation & Recreation)

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
PESTICIDE RECERTIFICATION
PESTICIDE CERTIFICATION
FERTILIZER RECERTIFICATION
FERTILIZER CERTIFICATION
CTP Class—Day Two of Two




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