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BCRPA's Parks and Grounds Spring Training Conference

BC Recreation and Parks Association
Date of Event: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, February 28, 2019 (All day)

You are invited to the BCRPA's Provincial Conference for Parks and Maintenance Professionals, Parks and Grounds Spring Training 2019!

When: February 27-28, 2019

Where: Coast Hotel & Convention Centre, in Langley

What: A cost-accessible conference for anyone who works or studies landscape architecture

 Register for one or both days!

This is a unique, affordable opportunity for you and your colleagues to explore emerging trends, hear from local and internal experts as they address critical issues that affect you, and network with other professionals in the BC horticulture and maintenance sector.

Your Spring Training 2019 registration includes:


Presentations by Shannon Nichol of GGN, University of Washington's Linda Chalker-Scott, municipal arborist Steve Whitton and master gardener Brian Minter among others.

8 Session Streams to follow: Arboriculture, Parks Maintenance, Urban Forestry, Nurseries, Trees/Streetscapes, Insects and Pesticides, and General Interest


Distinguished international Keynote speaker, Gil Penalosa (founder of 8-80 cities)


18 high-level concurrent sessions tailored to meet your interests  



Top-notch networking opportunities with parks and grounds professionals


Access to ground-breaking advances in the sector demonstrated by national vendors


NEW Pre and Post event workshops for you to extend your professional development experience

Vanessa Sabitova
301-470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C1V5
(604) 629-0965 x229
BCSLA Event: 
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins