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NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care
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NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care

This 30-hour course for land care professionals and environmental educators provides a well-rounded curriculum for an understanding of organic land care principles, practices, design and maintenance. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to incorporate land care methods and materials that respect natural ecology and the long-term health of the environment into their businesses or education programs.

12/2/2013 to 12/5/2013
When: December 2 - 5, 2013
Where: Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street & The Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Contact: Stephanie
203-308-2584

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This 30-hour course for land care professionals and environmental educators provides a well-rounded curriculum for an understanding of organic land care principles, practices, design and maintenance. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to incorporate land care methods and materials that respect natural ecology and the long-term health of the environment into their businesses or education programs.

The curriculum is based on NOFA’s Standards for Land Care: Practices for Design and Maintenance of Ecological Landscapes.These Standards, first published in 2001 and revised semi-annually, extend the vision and practices of organic agriculture to the care of landscapes where we live our daily lives and lands which we choose to steward. 

Who should attend the course? Landscapers - Designers - Landscape Architects - Garden Center employees - Municipal employees - Parks and Recreation employees - Land trust staff - Conservation property managers - Master gardeners Horticulturists - Horticulture and Landscape teachers - Entrepreneurs and new business owners

Accreditation:  At the end of the course, students have the option of taking the exam.  Upon passing with a score of 70% or higher, they may choose to become an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) which is a marketable credential offering many benefits.
 
For more information and to register click here:  NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care
 
This course qualifies for 30 PCH CEUs.  A 10% discount applies for PLNA members.

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