Description The annual Advanced Landscape IPM PHC Short Course is a recertification short course for arborists, landscapers, IPM consultants, horticulturalists, professional gardeners, and others responsible for urban plant management. The course lectures will be VIRTUAL (online) this year. In addition, there will be an in-person hands-on lab held over two days (available to a limited number of course attendees).
Location This is a VIRTUAL (online) short course offered by the Department of Entomology, University of Maryland. Attendees must have a computer with video and audio capabilities in order to participate.
Date/Time This is one course, so you can NOT register for individual days. Re-certification credits are based on attendance all six days. This course will take place in 3 hour segments over 6 days (3 days week 1 and 3 days week 2).
Lecture dates: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; January 4, 5 and 6 AND January 11, 12, and 13, 2022 Location: Virtual via Zoom Lecture times: 7:45 am – 11:30 am Eastern Standard Time
2 day in-person lab (only open to course attendees; limit of 26 people) Lab dates: Tuesday and Wednesday January 18 and 19 Location: In person at University of Maryland Campus, College Park, MD Lab times: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Note: The lab sessions may be cancelled (and refundable) depending on the COVID situation and UMD regulations; All visitors on campus are expected to abide by the UMD campus health and safety guidelines, including wearing a mask or face covering in all indoor spaces.
Attendance verification Attendance will be verified by visual confirmation at the beginning and end of each lecture day (beginning 7:45 am and again at 11:30 am)
Registration Fees (see the Registration tab at the top of this page for more details)
Registration opens Sept 27 and closes January 3, 2022
Lecture only fee: $525 fee includes access to online resources: course syllabus, fact sheets, presentation pdf’s, sources for recommended information resources
Lecture and lab fee: $825 Fee includes the above listed lecture resources, hands-on lab specimens including live biological control agents and pests, use of microscopes, interactive activities with course instructors
Contact For information not addressed on this website, please contact:
Amy Yaich, Admin. Assist. II Department of Entomology University of Maryland 4112 Plant Sciences Building College Park, MD 20742 Phone: 301-405-3911 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org