Phipps Sustainable Landcare Accreditation Training

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Tuesday February 12

8:00 AM  –  4:30 PM

Feb. 12 – 15, 2019 | 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

$525 after Mon., Jan. 14
Botany Hall at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Staff of environmental/gardening non-profit organizations, K – 12 school staff, and government officials receive a 50% discount. Limited needs-based scholarship funds are also available for individuals in these categories; please call 412/441-4442 ext. 3208 or email for more details.

Additional attendees from the same business receive a 50% discount - use code TEAM50 on the shopping cart page.

This intensive training is designed for landscape and lawn care professionals looking to distinguish themselves as true sustainable practitioners. Modeled after the NOFA Organic Land Care Program in Connecticut, this program is led by experienced trainers from the NOFA program and supplemented by local experts to provide regional context. Courses are built around NOFA’s Organic Land Care Standards, and cover topics such as soil ecology; site analysis and design; organic pest, weed and disease control; storm water management; invasive plants and more. The registration fee includes catered lunches and the textbook. To review the standards and instructor bios, visit phipps.conservatory.org/landcare.

Earn the following PA pesticide recertification training credits:
Category | Credits
00 - Core | 6
06 - Ornamental and Shade Trees | 10
07 - Lawn and Turf | 10
18 - Demonstration and Research | 10
23 - Park / School Pest Control | 10

Earn the following CEUS for Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association certificate programs:
24 PCH CEUs
12 SLC CEUs

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