Get'in It Together!

Get'in It Together!

The Saginaw Valley Nursery and Landscape Association (SVNLA) provides its members with educational meetings throughout the year.  The Great Lakes Trade Expo (GLTE) in January provides three days of educational classes and our day-long Short Courses are always well attended.  In March, the Garden Day Expo allows our members to show the consumer what services they offer as well as educational classes.


If you are in a "green" industry related business within the Saginaw Valley, or surrounding area, and aren't an SVNLA member, visit our Contacts page to join.


Be an integral part in helping grow our greener community!


Schedule of Meetings & Events

2018 SVNLA Short Course

Register Here

~ Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center, 5121 Bay City Rd., Midland, MI  48642 ~

Thursday, February 15, 2018

7:30 - 8:00 am Registration

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Program


Registration & Sponsorship Opportunities Attached

CGIP CEUs/MDARD Pesticide Credits/ISA Credits/Networking Opportunities/& More!


Early Bird Registration (Closes February 8th)  $42 SVNLA Members / $52 Non-Members

After February 8th & At Door  $52 SVNLA Members / $62 Non-members



Pesticide Worker Protection

Kevin Kern, MDARD Pesticide Inspector


Reliable Performers - Some New, Some Old and Their Common Plant Problems

Dr. Robert Schutzki, MSU Department of Horticulture


Integrated Pest Management

Gary Eichen, Mike’s Tree Surgeons


New Perennials - (Newly added Presentation!)

Jane Beggs-Joles, Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.


Green Industry Wage & Benefit Survey Preliminary Results and Industry Updates

(Overview Only, Detailed Wage Information Will Not Be Discussed)

Amy Frankmann, MNLA


MDARD Invasive Species Update

Stevie Glaspie, MDARD



If you have not already registered, please confirm your attendance by February 8th to receive the Early Bird Discount!

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