Recovering from Last Year's Drought

and Preparing for the Next One!


This Lunch and Learn event will spotlight necessary steps in helping our landscapes recover from last year’s drought as well as tips on how to adequately prepare for the next one. Topics will include covering the effects of a long term drought on the landscape along with information on suitable plant replacements.

11:00 - 11:45 - 2016 Drought: Short & Long-term Effects on Plants Jim Jacobi

11:45 - 12:00 - Break and Pick-up Lunch (Lunch Provided with Registration)

12:00 - 12:45 - The Next Drought: Preparing your Landscape - Bethany O'Rear

12:45 - 1:30 - Effects of the 2016 Drought on Supply & Insight on Availability for 2017 - Bill Gilley and Chad Rayfield

Cost: $20.00 includes lunch

Please pre-register to help us plan for lunch.

Wednesday, March 15th, 11am-1:30pm

5521 Cahaba Valley Road

Birmingham, AL

Meeting to be held in the AGITC, Inc. - 2nd floor. Follow walk at far corner of parking lot around to Alabama Green Industry Training Center, Inc. entrance door.

Please register by 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017. A minimum of 15 registrants required to host this seminar.