News and Announcements

Sharing new initiatives, best practises and news from the world of green.


Please visit often to see what vital new information is being shared by the PVMA board and staff with their ever-growing membership. If you have an announcement for your fellow Vegetation Professionals, contact our office to be included.



NOTE: This space is not to solicit business for your company in any way but to share news and best practices with other industry professionals.





Fall Seminar and General Meeting

October 25, 2018 at  Balzac Community Hall. 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


PESTICIDES, PPE AND YOU ANDREA SAWATZKY - works for Health Canada’s, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), as a Pesticide Compliance Officer in Calgary. Presentation description: PESTICIDES, PPE AND YOU: Andrea will explain how Health Canada’s health risk assessment leads to specific requirements on pesticide labels including personal protective equipment (PPE), restricted entry intervals (REI), precautions etc.

CEC Credit available. 

Second Speaker TBA


The Vegetation Manager

The Vegetation Manager September 2018 Issue is now available.  Check it out here.  Also check out our new lower advertising rates.  We will be producing 3 issues a year (2 print and 1 electronic).  We have a multi-issue ad discount available.  



The Vegetation Manager

The Vegetation Manager May 2018 Issue is now available.  Check it out here.  Also check out our new lower advertising rates.  We will be producing 4 issues a year (2 print and 2 electronic).  We have a multi-issue ad discount available.  


PVMA Unveils its Newly Redesigned Website


Our association, in partnership with webs designer, Industrial NetMedia, have created a new interactive website with a member-fed Job Board and opportunities for PVMA member companies to advertise their business on our website. Browse around and discover all the new content and let us know what you think via our Contact Page.


Dow AgroSciences Features Bonus Video on Turning Barley into Beer


PVMA member, Dow AgroScience has shared a terrific video that details the process of converting boring old barley into something you'll want to party with. Check it out here.




Knowing Green. It's Our Nature.

Member Announcements

  • -IVMA of BC 2018 FORUM 
    Posted: Oct 09, 2018



    Join us for the very best in informative presentations, lively discussions and valuable networking opportunities. Vegetation management professionals, government agencies, First Nations and interested public – this Forum is for you!

    Continuing Education Credits

    Attending IVMA of BC’s 2018 Forum is a great opportunity to write the Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam.

    IVMA of BC will be offering a venue to write the Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam on the last day of the conference (Thursday, November 8).

    To All Certified Applicators — collect Continued Education Credits by attending this Forum!

    Early Bird to October 15: $525/person

    After October 15$600/person

    Trade Show Booth$1500 (includes one individual registration fee)

    For all enquiries, please email or call 604-732-7117.

  • -Fall Workshop 
    Posted: Sep 13, 2018

    PVMA FALL WORKSHOP | October 25th | Balzac Community Hall in Balzac, Ab | 10am-2:30pm

    CEU and CED Credits will be applied for.

    Trade Show Booth available for booking as well as sponsorship, contact the PVMA office for more details.

    Agenda and Registration Form

  • -September 2018 Edition of The Vegetation Manager Magazine 
    Posted: Sep 13, 2018

    The latest Vegetation Manager Magazine is now available.  Check it out here

    Posted: Apr 03, 2018

    Save the date! Our Spring Conference will be held at the River Cree Resort, Enoch, Alberta - February 26th-28th.

    We look forward to seeing you there!