WNLA Webinars

The Western Nursery & Landscape Association offers four Webinar Series designed to provide year-round education for you & your staff.  The webinars are free for members and provide an opportunity to hear about horticulture industry trends and gather business knowledge year-round from the comfort of your office.  

Click here to register for upcoming webinars.

All webinar are recorded and available to members 24/7.  Simply login to www.wnla.org and click the Resources tab.  

Below are the four webinar series as well as a list of recorded webinars available to members.

New Plants Series:  
Join the region's top plant breeders and growers as they discuss their new plant introductions.  Ask questions and share your experiences with these plants.  These webinars are designed to keep you ahead of the new plant trends!  

Plants with Purpose Series:  Plants can improve memory and concentration, generate happiness, and improve your children's learning.  They can increase property value and help save energy.  And they can provide food and shelter for wildlife, clean our water and help clean our air.  Plants have a myriad of purposes!  How we interact with plants and how plants interact with our environment is important and highly beneficial.  Learn more about the economic, environmental and quality of life benefits that plants offer.

Native Plants Series:  Join other WNLA members who are interested in native plants and their uses in horticulture.  

Management Series:  We know you face many decisions and challenges as small business owners.  This webinar series is designed to discuss some of those challenges - from succession planning to hiring practices, regulatory requirements to legal issues, these webinars will make sure you're aware of key business issues so you can spend more time with the plant side of your business and less time dealing with pesky management problems.  

Recorded webinars - a WNLA member benefit.

Plants with Purpose Series
Thanks to J. Berry Nursery
Stormwater Management in Omaha, NE with Andy Szatko
Green Chemistry with Dr. Joel Tickner
Tomorrow's Landscapes: Function vs Aesthetics or Both? with Dr. Charlie Hall
Native Plant Series
Thanks to Great Plains Nursery & RootMaker Products Company
Propagating Milkweed & Monarch Watch with Dr. Chip Taylor
Native Plant Project Showcase with Jacob Blue
Selling Native Plants in the Garden Center with Jennifer Schamber and Tammy Behm 
Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall on Native Plants for Monarchs
Doug Tallamy on Building Pollinator Populations
Management Series
Thanks to KAT Wholesale Outdoor
Really Good Recruiting with Chuck Bowen, Lawn and Landscape magazine.
Garden Consumer Research from Monrovia with Jonathan Pedersen
Building Your Horticulture Career with Heather Byers - Great Plains Nursery, Elliott Duemler - Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries, and Brad Maryott - Remote Design Solutions
Top Apps for Horticulture Professionals with Mason Day & Seth Reed, GrowIt
Are You Prepared?  The Insurance Coverage You Need (and may not have) with John Hodapp, Hortica Insurance & Employee Benefits
Social Media Tips with Cheryl Boyer and Scott Stebner, Kansas State University Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement
Avoid OSHA Fines: What Your Business Needs to Know About New Regulations Regarding Hazardous Chemicals with Matt Stueck and Shannon Young, Suburban Lawn and Garden
New Plant Series
Thanks to Greenleaf Nursery Company & Garden Debut
New Plants from J. Berry Nursery with Jim Berry
Woody Plant Improvement Research at NDSU with Todd West
Fashion Show Talk - featuring the 2017 Fashion Show new plants
What's New with the Next Generation of Plant Breeders with David Roberts, Plant Introductions, Inc; Kimberly Lattier, The Morton Arboretum; and Jason Lattier, Oregon State University
A Conversation with Plant Breeder Brent Horvath
Raker Plant Trial 2015- New and Top performing Annuals and Perennials with Vaughn Fletcher, McHutchison Horticultural Distributors
2016 Fashion Show Talk for Growers + Retailers
Click here to join the Western Nursery & Landscape Association for access to all of these webinars for you & your staff.