Professional Practice

Organic Land Care Symposium

Date: 2/22/2013 - 2/23/2013

Type: Educational Opportunities

Location(s): Georgia


Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. invites you to the third annual Organic Land Care Symposium to be held on March 11, 2013 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Join us as we welcome regional and national experts to describe the benefits of an organic approach to managing open spaces. This all-day event includes your choice of two educational sessions in the morning, a speakers’ roundtable, your choice of an afternoon session, and an address from our keynote speaker. Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided and are included in the cost of admission. This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with fellow land care professionals with a variety of backgrounds. Our knowledgeable speakers are available throughout the day for questions and impactful dialogue.

Tickets for the Organic Land Care Symposium go on sale January 23, 2013, at 8 a.m. Discounted prices for early registration will go through February 22, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.
Early registration tickets: $60
Regular registration tickets: $75
Student pricing: $25 *
*Students please come with your university identification card on the day of the event.

Location and Parking
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located at 1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Parking is available in the parking deck at the garden. All early and regular admissions include the cost of parking for the day. This excludes student parking.

Keynote Speaker
Niel Diboll – Prairie Nursery

Session Speakers
Chip Osborne – Osborne Organics
Clint Waltz – University of Georgia Turf Grass Management
Allan Streiff – Authentic Grower Services
Michael Dirr –Nationally Recognized Tree Expert
Mike Smith –Longwood Plantation Compost
James Sotillo –Ecological Landscape Management, Atlanta Botanical Garden Staff
Neil Diboll –Prairie Nursery


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