Desert Green XI - October 23-24, 2008


Tapping into the Future:
Smart Alternatives for
Tomorrow’s Landscape

We Are on the Move! Crowd
Henderson Convention Center

The annual Desert Green conference in Las Vegas, NV, is on the move to the Henderson Convention Center.

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Jim DownerOur 18th annual conferences focuses on water conservation and new ways to offer sustainable turf and landscapes for the arid Southwest. Two days of concurrent seminar tracks, table top displays and a green industry mixer.

Keynote speaker Jim Downer has been a perennial favorite at the conference and will offer his view of industry changes, plus educational sessions.

Hispanic Arborist Association

Back By Popular Demand!

Climber's course taught in English and Spanish by Mercado Horticulture and the Hispanic Arborist Association.


  • Two days of Advanced Arboriculture
  • Pest Management (with pesticide CEUs for Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah)
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Irrigation and Water Conservation
  • Golf and Sports Turf Management.
Table top displays offering the latest products and services.
Green Industry mixer with complimentary snacks and beverages following the conference on November 6, with a book signing by the authors speaking at the conference. All invited!

Sponsorships are available.
The discount has been extended!
Sponsorship information HERE!


Student Scholorships Are Now Available!

Find out about Arizona, California and Nevada Pesticide Credits Here

New! 6 IA CEUs approved for certified irrigators on November 6!

The Desert Green Foundation is a501(c)3 non-profit
dedicated to education for the green industry.

New Host Hotel: Fiesta Henderson. Only $32/Nov. 5 and $39/Nov. 6 per night.
Includes high-speed internet, unlimited local calls and unlimited access to fitness and pool. Call the Reservations Office at 888.899.7770, and ask for Desert Green Foundation rate. Or Book online at use code RCIDGF4make your reservation online. Hurry! The reduced rate expires on October 15.

For more information, contact Helen Stone at
702.454.3057 or

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