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The National Proceedings contains articles presented at regional meetings during 1999, 2000, and 2001. 1999: The joint meeting of the Northeastern and Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations was held at the Gateway Conference Center in Ames, Iowa, on July 12-15. Hosts were the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Cascade Forestry Nursery, and the USDA Forest Service. The meeting theme was Nursery Challenges for the New Millennium. Morning technical sessions were followed by afternoon tours of the Pioneer Seed Biotechnology Labs, the Bear Creek Riparian Buffer Project area, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources nursery. 2000: The Southern Forest Nursery Association conference, Growing Green in the New Millennium, was held June 26-29 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in the historic district of Mobile, Alabama. The meeting, Growing Green in the New Millennium, was hosted by the Alabama Forestry Commission. Technical sessions were followed by tours of the E.A. Hauss Nursery in Atmore and the Knud Nielson Company in Evergreen. The Northeastern Nursery Conference was held at the House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, Wisconsin, on July 5-8. The meeting, Nurseries for the Future, was hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Nursery Association. In addition to the technical sessions, participants toured the Wilson State Nursery. Members of the Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association conducted their meeting August 22-25 at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The meeting was hosted by the Hawaii Department of Forestry and Wildlife. Technical presentations covered operational nursery practices from around the world. Tours included the native plant nursery at Volcanoes National Park and the Kamuela State Forest Nursery. 2001: Toftrees Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania, was the site for the Northeastern Nursery Conference held July 23-26. The meeting, Sustainable Nurseries-Sustainable Forests, was hosted by Penn Nursery. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association conducted their meeting July 30-August 3 at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. The meeting was hosted by the Colorado State Forest Service and tours included the BIA Southern Ute Forest Nursery and Mesa Verde National Park.