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Midwest Grows Green to Host Webinars About Sustainable Landscapes

Midwest Grows Green and Green Shield Certified (GSC) will host Green Shield Week, a series of webinars discussing sustainable landscaping and pest management practices, strategies and policies, from April 10 through 14. The events are for homeowners as well as municipalities and public facility managers.

On April 10, Barry Draycott, from Tech Terra Environmental, discusses how to protect our water resources while maintaining a healthy and resilient lawn. Register for free at

On April 11, Bradley Herrick, from the University of Wisconsin Madison Arboretum, focuses on best management practices, control methods and the latest research on jumping worms. Register for $10 at

On April 13, Dr. Doug Richmond, from Purdue University‚Äôs Soil Insect Ecology Laboratory, presents a systems approach for integrating cultural, biological and low-impact chemical tools to reduce the ecological footprint of managing turf pests. Register for $10 at GSC clients can access this webinar for free. To learn more about GSC sustainable landscaping standards, visit

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