Trainings & Events for Landscape Professionals
WELO and the New Normal for California Landscapes
June 15, 2017, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, San Francisco and via webinar
Join StopWaste and PG&E for a free, one-day workshop on the new statewide Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. WELO now affects all new permitted landscape construction over 500 square feet. To attend in person, register here. To attend via simulcast, register here.
Friend or Foe? Using Beneficial Organisms in the Landscape
June 30, 2017, 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Oakland. Presented by ReScape California and sponsored by StopWaste.
This workshop covers basic IPM principles and least toxic management strategies with a focus on biocontrol, beneficial insects and other organisms, and insect identification. The workshop wil conclude with a walk outside to identify beneficials. Info and registration.
Congratulations to the new Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals!
In January 2017, three dozen staff from city and county agencies in Alameda County completed the rigorous four-day Bay-Friendly landscape maintenance training course.
To date, 360 public agency staff in Alameda County have earned the Bay-Friendly Qualified Professional credential and are putting sustainable landscape practices to work every day. Many thanks to these hard-working professionals and their agencies for their commitment to healthy, environmentally sustainable communities.
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