This one-day course guides landscape architects, designers, contractors, and others through what’s needed to establish a respected, visible presence in the fields of ecological landscape design and management. Gain a new understanding of local plant communities. Learn about design projects modeled on regional ecosystems and how they were conceived and implemented. Acquire practical techniques for self education, credentials establishment, and effective communication with clients and stakeholders. Join us to grow your skills and your business!
Demand for ecologically beneficial landscapes represents a bright spot for an industry struggling in a depressed economy. Businesses with an ecological focus realize many benefits, from an expanded client base to an invigorated creative atmosphere. Having an ecological approach, however, requires knowledge and skills rarely taught in horticulture and design programs.