Training & Certification for Landscape Professionals
Videos & webinars:
- Sustainable Landscaping: The Road to Healthy Public Spaces (video 45 min.) focuses on IPM and other sustainable practices. See extra chapters (5 min. each) on IPM Steps, Turf, Fertilizers, Trees, Pruning, Compost Tea, Corn Gluten, Stinging Insects, Tools, Landscape Design, and Education
- Healthy Soils part 1: Soil Science and Healthy Soils part 2: Soil Restoration (45 min. each) webinars on the foundation of sustainable landscaping
- Stormwater Challenges and GSI/LID Solutions (28 min.) introduces professionals to Low Impact Development practices
- Soil Protection and Compost-Amended Soils - Meeting WA Stormwater Requirements (64 min.), for landscape designers and stormwater planners
- Compost Benefits for Stormwater & Climate (9 min.)
- Stormwater Pollution and Solutions that Protect Salmon (28 min.)
- Sustainable Landscape Resources (pdf) links to the resources referred to these videos & webinars.
- Sustainable Sites (SITES) webinars for design professionals
- Designing the Sustainable Site (56 min.) based on the national SITES guidelines
- WSU Soil Management has videos, slideshows & guides on soil testing, texture, and more
- Bringing Our Soils Back to Life (56 min.) shows how we can restore soils around the world
Sustainable landscaping is a growing market. Training puts you in the lead. Check this page regularly for upcoming professional trainings, or view Past Workshop Presentations. For training materials in other languages see Translations.
Register for these upcoming trainings:
- City of Seattle Pesticide Recertification and IPM Seminar
“Solving Problems Old and New: emerging strategies for urban IPM” October 24 & 25, 2017
- Two classes in one day: “Irrigation Made Simple” (English) and “Irrigation Maintenance & System Repair” “Mantenimiento de Riego y Reparación del Sistema” (English and Spanish), October 31st, 2017.
See Information and Registration
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Training and certification resources:
Landscape professionals can learn more and be recognized through:
Community college horticulture, landscape, and urban agriculture professional training:
Professional organizations offering training: