News & Events

RINLA Annual Winter Conference & Trade Show
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Registration begins at 7:30 AM

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, RI 02886

Program: This year’s theme is “Strengthening your Business through Resilient and Adaptive Strategies.”

We have a great complement of speakers lined up — confirmed speakers include:

  • Jay Archer, founder of Green Jay Landscape Design of Rye, NY – Ecological Landscape Design
  • Dick Batten, Karen Karp & Partners –  HR Capacity Building, Labor & Business Issues
  • Rich Thiebaud, director of sales for Landscape Management Network – Job Costing
  • Kevin Brewer, Northeast Regional Manager for Arborjet – Arboriculture, Resilience and Dealing with a Changing Environment
  • Rich Clark, founder of Clark Farms – Effective Pruning Techniques
  • Kathleen Crawley, Acting General Manager at Rhode Island Division of Statewide
    Planning, Water Resources Board; Jesse Rodrigues of The Rhode Island Nurseries;
    and representative from US Geological Survey – Panel Discussion
  • Heather Faubert & Lisa Tewksbury, University of Rhode Island – Update from the
    URI Plant Protection Clinic 
  • Trevor Smith of Weston Nurseries – Thoughtful Landcare
  • Small group break-out sessions on industry sectors

Registration forms have been mailed to all members and will also appear in the Winter issue of the newsletter.

Remember to register before February 10th when the late registration rates go into effect.

To register online follow the link below:


For more information, email: executivedirector@rinla.org

PO Box 984
West Kingston, RI 02892