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ELA News – November 2019

February 24-28: National Green Infrastructure Certification Program

The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) sets national certification standards for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. In collaboration with ELA, Trevor Smith offers a 5-day, 35-hour NGICP course that provides graduates the skillset needed to design green stormwater infrastructure and to oversee construction, inspection, and maintenance of these projects. A class is scheduled February 24-28 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden is Boylston, MA. Find more information and register.

Upcoming Events

ELA wraps up a fall season of one-day education with the 2019 Ecological Plant Conference in Brooklyn, NY, on December 6. Join ELA and five plant masters for a day focused on plants for resilient designs.

Enjoy Great Winter Webinar Viewing!

If you can’t make it to Brooklyn, tune in for a webinar instead! A Focus on Sustainability series webinar series continues into March. ELA members can attend new and view recorded webinars for free.

Landscaping Basics for Spanish Speakers

Remember that your ELA membership gives you free access to archived webinars, including the nine-part Introduction to Ecological Landscaping conducted in Spanish. Find a list of all free webinars by logging into your Member Page.

November 20: Give ELA Your Input @ Virtual Coffee Time

Don’t have time to volunteer, but have ideas for programs ELA should offer? Call in to share your ideas during virtual coffee on the third Wednesday of the month any time between 12:30 and 1:00. To receive the call-in number, email: ela_new @verizon.net.

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