CEU Tracking

A summary of Continuing Education Units available in the Western Region.

This page is under construction and will be updated regularly…

2018

  • [1 CEU] “Painting with Perennials: a Landscape Artist’s Perspective” with Bobbie Schwartz, FAPLD – APLD Oregon (February 5th, Portland, OR)
  • [8 CEU] GardenPRO Conference (February 9th, Seattle, WA)

 

 

2017

  • [6 CEU] “Quality Construction Begins with Great Design” – APLD Washington Symposium (March 13th, Seattle, WA)
  • [5 CEU] “A Watershed Approach to Landscape Design” – APLD Colorado (March 15th, Westminster, CO)
  • [3 CEU] “A Triptych on Trees:  What Designers Need to Know About the Largest Plants in the Garden” with Scott Clifton, Catherine Mushel and Sean Hogan – APLD Oregon & ANLD (April 1st, Portland, OR)
  • [3.5 CEU] “Soil School” with the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District (April 8th, Portland OR)
  • [3 CEU] “Showcasing a Designed Landscape – Photography for Portfolio and Website” – APLD Washington (May 18th – May 19th, Seattle, WA)
  • [1 CEU] Landscape Lighting Lunch & Learn with David Ferron of Unique Lighting – APLD Oregon (May 24th, Portland, OR)
  • [1 CEU] “Right Paint, Right Place: Paints and Coatings in the Landscape” with Brian Keil, Sherwin Williams – APLD Oregon (June 21st, Portland, OR)

 

  • [up to 10 CEU] OSU International Master Gardener Conference (July 10th – 14th, Portland, OR)
    • The following were approved for 1 APLD CEU each:
      • Full Frontal Gardens
      • Fifty Shades of Blue
      • Multi- Dimensional Vegetable Gardening
      • Creating and Managing a Plant Community
      • The Forgotten Elements of Good Design
      • Ten Years of Rooftop Gardening in Portland
      • A World of Clematis
      • Where Ecology Meets Horticulture: Designing Plant Communities
      • Great Plant Picks as a Model for a Regional Plant Selection Committee
      • Better Vertical Vegetable Gardening
  • [1 CEU] “Managing Soil Erosion” with Kevin Jenison, ACF West  – APLD Oregon (July 26th, Portland OR)
  • [12 CEU] G3 – Soil Summit (August 8th, Los Angeles, CA)
  • [3.75 CEU] “Mixing it Up – Landscape Design Principles Meet Permaculture Principles” with Carrie Preston and Marisha Auerbach – APLD Oregon (August 19th, Portland OR)

 

  • [up to 14 CEU] OAN FarWest Trade Show (August 23rd – 25th, Portland, OR)
    • The following sessions are approved for 1 CEU each:
      • Foodscape Revolution – Ecology & Sustainable Management
      • Underutilized Plants for the Northwest Landscape
      • Scale Management
      • The Importance of Food in the Garden Center
      • The Morton Arboretum’s New Plant Development Program
      • Conservation Biological Control and Biopesticides for Nursery IPM
      • Roundup: The Situation in Europe
      • Biocontrol Mindsets
      • Honing in on the Best Plant Combinations
      • Worker Protection Standards: Training for Employers
      • The Dry Lush: Drought Tolerant Plants for Pacific Northwest Gardens
      • Machinery Innovations for Field Grown Nursery Productions
      • Mythbusters: Greenhouse Biocontrol Management for Specialty Crops
      • Hot New Plants: Cutting Edge Garden Plants for Cutting Edge Retail
      • The Growers Guide to Mycorrhizal Fungi: You Better Learn This Stuff
      • Plant Protection of Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests
      • Plants from Across the Pond
      • Management and Prevention of Boxwood Blight
      • Soil Erosion Solutions
      • The Future of Plant Breeding is NOW
      • Plants for Now and the Future
      • Getting Tough on Pests (While Staying Soft on Pollinators)
      • Successful Sustainable Landscape Practices
      • What’s New from Oregon State Plant Breeding?
      • Biocontrol of Thrips in Greenhouse Crops: Advanced Session
      • Critical Ecology: The Importance of Biodiversity in the Landscape

2016

  • [1.25 CEU] “Wild Things: Designing for Life” with Amy Whitworth of Plan-It Earth Design – APLD Oregon (January 20th, Portland OR)
  • [1.5 CEU] “The iPhone Gardener” lecture with David E. Perry  – APLD Oregon (April 21st, MJCC, Portland, OR)
  • [3.5 CEU] “The iPhone Photographer” workshop with David E. Perry  – APLD Oregon (April 22nd – 23rd, MAC, Portland OR)

 

  • [up to 26 CEU] OAN FarWest Trade Show (August 25th – 27th, Portland, OR)
    • The following sessions are approved for 1 APLD CEU each:
      • Plants with Style
      • New Tools of the Trade: Insecticides and Fungicides for Ornamental Crops
      • Underutilized Plants for the North
      • Plants with Promise
      • Nematodes for Problem Pests in Nursery & Greenhouse
      • Management of Soilborne Pathogens in Nursery Production
      • How to Manage Pests While Protecting the Pollinators
      • Bringing Back Grandma’s Plants
      • Dig Into Soil Health for Home Landscapes
      • A Roadmap to Better Plants: Case Studies in Cotoneaster and Mockorange
      • Containers, Pots with a Purpose – The Exciting World of Container Culture
      • Diamides, a New Class of Insecticides for Ornamental Plant Production
      • Regional Plant Selection Programs with National Impact
      • Fragrance in the Air
      • Selling Wellness: Cultivating the Relationship between Gardening and a Healthy Lifestyle
      • Sharpen Your Diagnostic and Identification Skills through a Review of Recent Disease Problems
      • Sanitation, Pest Identification and Crop Monitoring
      • You’ve Got a New Plant – How Do You Choose What to Market and Why?
      • Three Critical Keys to Successful Water Treatment
      • Plants that Save the World
      • Inspiration and Creativity, Taking Cues from Nature
      • Bio-Control Quality – Know What You Are Getting
      • Early Biocontrol: Starting BCA’s in Propagation, Starting with a “Clean” Plant and Understanding Life Cycles
    • Approved for 1.5 APLD CEU:
      • Sustainable Landscape Management
    • The following are approved for 1 APLD Business CEU each:
      • Marketing in the Digital Age: Reaching Today’s Time Starved Consumers
      • Homestyle Merchandising; Marketing to Generation Me
      • The Changing Dynamics of Garden Retailing
      • Social Media & Digital Communication Learning Exchange
      • The Inner Secrets to Double Your Memory
      • Employment Law Today: The Wild, Wild West
      • Establishing a Design/Build Department in a Garden Center
      • We’re Still Trying to Sell An 80’s Message in the 21st Century
    • The following are approved for 1.5 APLD Business CEU each:
      • Chasing Spring: A Walk Through History and Life with Ernest Wertheim
      • Pursuit of Leadership
      • How to Create Outrageously Effective Marketing Materials
    • Approved for 2 APLD Business CEU:
      • Build a Website that Delivers Results You Can Measure

2015

  • [up to 23.5 CEU] OAN FarWest Trade Show (August 27th – 29th, Portland OR)
    • The following is approved for 1.5 APLD CEU:
      • Looking Outside the Garden for Planting and Design Inspiration
    • The following sessions are approved for 1 APLD CEU each:
      • Customer Service Touchpoints
      • New Diseases on the Horizon
      • Must Be Present to Win!
      • Contained Joy
      • Diagnostics: What’s Wrong With My Plants
      • The Top 5 Trends for 2016 That You Were Not Thinking About
      • Foodscaping
      • Water-borne Pests and What You Can Do About Them
      • Gardening in Modern Times: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
      • How to Dominate Your Market Niche
      • Right Plant, Right Place: Best Native and Adapted Plants for Here
      • Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy Annuals
      • Using Your Website to Help Meet Business Objectives
      • Home Ground – Forming Regional Identities with Native Plants
      • Designing and Gardening with Ferns
      • Beyond Time Management: How to Get Twice the Work Done in Half the Time
      • Native Plants: Addressing Today’s Market Needs and Desire
      • Designing with Conifers: Making the Best Choices for Year- Round Interest in Your Garden
      • Lean and the Power of Continuous Flow
      • Good Design, Better Business
      • Tips for Writing Good Marketing Copy and Designing Great Signs and Advertising