A great way to see what fellow professionals are doing in the field, literally. It's a tour-packed day with lots of opportunity to network and learn something new or different.
Please join us for the Fall Tour! Following are some of the highlights of the event and the new additions this year! You won't want to miss this opportunity to rejuvenate, reconnect with fellow MNLA members, and share new ideas.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6:
CPP EXAM: The CPP Exam will begin at 2:00 pm at Tilleraas Landscape and Nursery at 100 32 Street SW in Great Falls, MT. Registration is due by August 22. You may register on-line at www.plantingmontana.com.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: Golfers join us at 1:00 pm at Hickory Swing Golf Course located at 1100 American Avenue in Great Falls. Join us for a fun 9-hole tournament. no previous golf experience required to participate!
DINNER: Forde Nursery - Sept. 7 - Join us at Forde Nursery, 2025 2nd Ave NW in Great Falls at 5pm for dinner to kick off the Fall Tour. You will enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful nursery, founded in 1980 by Bruce Forde. Also visit vendor booths and equipment demonstrations set up at the nursery.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8:
When & Where: The 2017 Fall Tour will take place in Great Falls on Friday, September 8, 2017.
Bus transportation will be available at the Staybridge Suites of Great Falls at 8:00 am.
Tour Sites will include:
Tilleraas Landscape & Nursery is a family owned and operated business since 1986. Join us for breakfast and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Tilleraas family as we tour their beautiful garden center.
Rivers Edge Trail - Many groups began collaboration in 1989 to create the scenic and wild River’s Edge Trail and the result is stunning. The 60 mile trail meanders through a dry landscape along the bluffs above the great Missouri River in the local footsteps of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Enjoy public art pieces, view of the five nearby falls of the Missouri and the plant life. We will tour a portion of the trail and enjoy lunch at Giant Springs State Park.
Milwaukee Station – One of Great Falls most prestigious landmarks. Beautiful grounds to view and lovely waterfall– bring your cameras for some great photo ops here.
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center – Built into a hillside above the mighty Missouri River featuring a native landscape and great views.
Site Visits – Beautiful landscape projects by local MNLA member companies will be interspersed throughout the day.
TO REGISTER: You may register on-line at www.plantingmontana.com , by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Jyl Story at 406-755-3079. Please register by August 30.
We look forward to seeing you there!