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Current Events

New England Grows! Boston, MA, February 4-6, 2015

New England Grows is renowned for its world-class education offerings and innovative trend spotting. Founded in 1993 by green industry professionals for green industry professionals, the educational conference and exposition gives participants unique access to targeted, industry-specific products, information, education and connections. The New England Nursery Association, Massachusetts Arborists Association, Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals and Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association are the organization’s founding partners.

Please visit www.newenglandgrows.org for more information.



Congratulations Nicholas Tamburini! 

Nicholas Tamburini, Double Major/Dual-Degree in Turfgrass and Soil Science and Civil Engineering, for his work at TPC River Highlands Club, was awarded one of four honorable mentions for the 2014 UConn Center for Career Development Intern of the Year.

Naturally@UConn: Meet PSLA major Nathan Wojtyna

Nathan Wojtyna

UConn Sustainable Food & Environmental System Program Students Italy Blog

Peter Miniutti

Naturally@UConn: Three CAHNR students receive scholarships from the Connecticut Horticulture Society

Nathan Wojtyna, Katherine Brand, and Austin Vitelli

Naturally@UConn: Meet PSLA major Jacob Gardner

Jacob Gardner

PSLA Graduate Students Win Awards at ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting

Congratulations to two UConn PSLA graduate students on their achievements this week!

Kevin Miele, winner of the C-5 (Turfgrass Science) industry committee oral presentation award.

Xuan Chen, winner of the C-5 (Turfgrass Science) golf course management poster presentation award.

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