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Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification Program for Landscape Maintenance – Hayward, 2017

Hayward City Council Chambers
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541



Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification Program for Landscape Maintenance Hayward, CA 2017



Give yourself a competitive edge by being a part of Bay-Friendly’s dynamic approach to maintaining and managing healthy landscapes. This four-session training program is taught by leading experts in stormwater management, soil health, irrigation, plant care, integrated pest management, and more!

Classes meet the following dates and times in Hayward (times subject to change slightly):

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm

To become Bay-Friendly Qualified, program participants must attend all four classes and complete and pass a final practicum.

The course provides landscape maintenance professionals with:

  • An understanding of Bay-Friendly’s ecologically based, comprehensive approach to the management of public and private landscapes
  • Knowledge of the effects of landscape maintenance practices on the health of our communities, watersheds and the San Francisco Bay
  • Knowledge of habitat restoration, local plant communities and the benefits to bio-diversity
  • Hands-on experience with practical, effective techniques such as sheet mulching to transform lawns into Bay-Friendly landscapes
  • An understanding of the global connections between soil health, waste management, water conservation, air and water quality, Green House Gas reductions, urban forestry and carbon sequestration
  • A competitive advantage in the professional landscape maintenance marketplace
  • A certificate of qualification and patch with the Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professional logo
  • Graduates receive a two-year membership in the Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals network, which includes free listing in the Bay Area-wide directory of Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professionals and use of the Bay-Friendly logo to promote your sustainable landscape expertise

If you have further questions about the course content, please contact us at or visit our website.



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