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Desert Green set for October 11-12, 2007

Posted 9/6/2007

LAS VEGAS-The premier turf and landscape event for professionals in the Southwest-Desert Green-will be held on October 11-12, 2007. Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall is the venue for the event. "Environmentally Aware and Prepared" is the theme and topics covered include pesticide training, irrigation strategies, landscape design challenges and solutions, and more.

Everyone’s a winner at Desert Green! There are two days of the most up-to-date information on the challenges of our unique arid environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what the newest technology and services are available.

Along with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, other sponsors include Southwest Trees & Turf, Southern Nevada Golf Course Superintendents Association, Southern Nevada Arborist Group, Nevada Chapter--American Society of Landscape Architects, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Nevada Landscape Association and Nevada Shade Tree Council.

For more information, or to register, please contact M.L. Robinson at (702) 257-5529 or e-mail For exhibitor and booth information for the trade show, please contact Helen Stone at (702) 454-3057 or e-mail

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada-and other land-grant universities-to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, sometimes in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at or call (702) 222-3130.

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