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Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification Program for Landscape Maintenance – San Francisco 2017

Lake Merced Boathouse
1 Harding Road
San Francisco, CA 94132

October 26, 2017, 8:00am - 3:00pm

November 2, 2017, 8:00am - 3:00pm

November 9, 2017, 8:00am - 3:00pm

November 16, 2017, 8:00am - 3:00pm


Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification Program for Landscape Maintenance

San Francisco, 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 South San Francisco (times subject to change slightly):

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 8:00am to 3:00pm

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

**DPR CEUs (QAC & QAL) pending**
**ISA CEUs pending**

The course provides landscape maintenance professionals with:

  • An understanding of Bay-Friendly’s ecologically based, comprehensive approach to the design and 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 construction 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.

Please read our Policies and Procedures before registering.




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