Professional Training Modules & Turf


All professional-level classes build on the instruction offered in Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™ by expanding the subject matter to provide a broader and/or deeper knowledge in given areas of interest.  They are designed to address issues pertinent to landscape water conservation and education efforts unique to Tucson's urban Sonoran Desert community and the surrounding areas in which the program participants live and work.

TURF IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT IS A SINGLE HALF-DAY WORKSHOP

ALL OTHERS ARE 3-PART MODULES (UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED)

SEATING IS LIMITED. 

Please click on any class, below, then click the green REGISTER button on the page that opens up.

 

Sep 24 Thu

The Fall Class focuses on overseeding with rye, mowing, fertilization and weed control. Also includes the basic biology of turfgrass, turfgrass I.D. tips, environmental and cultural factors that affect irrigation, and problem solving skills.

Participation is FREE. Seating is limited.

Pre-Registration Required. If there is space available in the class or on the waiting list, you can access it through the REGISTER button (in green, under the map).

Questions? Please contact the Pima County SmartScape Program office at 520.626.5161, Ext. 120.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Pima County SmartScape Program at 520-626-5161, Ext. 120. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Location: Karsten Turfgrass Research Center

2101 E. Roger Road (Head east on Roger Rd. from Campbell Ave. Continue east past the yellow drop down gate on the left, past the fenced off field and take the dirt road to the white building on the left).  Park in front of or across the street from the building.  Enter through the east doors.

Instructor:

David Kopec, PhD
The University of Arizona, Department of Plant Sciences
http://cals.arizona.edu/turf/

NEWS: UA Science Keeps Fairways Green With Less Water

Participation is FREE. Seating is limited. Registration is required.