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November 2020

Class: NGICP – December 2020

Mon, November 30 @ 12:00 pm EST - Tue, December 22 @ 5:00 pm EST

The program provides the foundational understanding needed to properly design and oversee construction, inspection, and maintenance of green stormwater infrastructure.  Designed to meet international best practice standards, this program provides candidates with the technical skills necessary to incorporate green infrastructure into projects successfully.

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January 2021

Class: History and Principles of Landscape Design

Wed, January 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EST - 4:00 pm EST

Over four afternoons, this class will explore Eastern and Western garden design, including long-practiced principles that encourage sustainable and ecological approaches.

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February 2021

Class: Garden Design for Child Development

Fri, February 5, 2021 @ 10:30 am EST - 1:30 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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In this class, you will learn how to design a children’s garden that appeals to all five senses, evokes playfulness and learning, and instills a love of nature that will grow into stewardship and environmental sensitivity.

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Class: Plant Nutrients

Sun, February 7, 2021 @ 10:30 am EST - 12:00 pm EST
Nasami Farm, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01038
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In this course, you will learn some mineral nutrient foundations through an overview of soils, chemistry, and plant anatomy. Then we will explore how plants acquire, use, and translocate mineral nutrients.

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July 2021

Eco-tour: Wildflower Meadows and Pollinator Habitat

Fri, July 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Woodman Research Farm, 70 Spinney Lane
Durham, NH 03824
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Join Dr. Cathy Neal on this tour to learn results from UNH research on wildflower meadow establishment, helping you to successfully plan, prepare, plant and maintain a beautiful and functional wildflower meadow that blooms all season long.

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Eco-tour: Native Plant Center

Wed, July 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

Join this professionally guided tour of The Native Plant Center to learn more about native plants and pollinator support.

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August 2021

Eco-tour: Exploring the Demonstration Meadows at Helia Native Nursery

Fri, August 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Helia Native Nursery, 95 East Road
Alford, MA 01266
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ELA Eco-tour to meadows that display the rich color palettes that can be achieved using native plants. The meadows are all designed with four season interest - a feature that invites frequent visits to experience the changing views.

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Eco-Tour – Flying Trillium Gardens and Preserve

Sat, August 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Flying Trillium Gardens and Preserve, 155 West Main Street
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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We invite you join us on this guided Eco-tour to experience the beauty, diversity and sustainability of our native flora for yourself.

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September 2021

Eco-tour – Private Gardens in Rye, NY

Sat, September 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm EDT - 6:00 pm EDT
Green Jay Landscaping, 330 Park Ave
Rye, NY 10580
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Tour two private gardens in Rye, NY to learn about design choices based upon ecological principles, habitat-enhancing plant selections, and appropriate maintenance practices, all critical elements in creating healthy ecosystems.

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October 2021

Eco-tour: Gardening for Insects: Native Pollinator Garden

Sat, October 2, 2021 @ 9:30 am EDT - 11:30 am EDT
Green Art Garden, 30 US-Route-1-Bypass
Kittery, ME 03904 United States
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Join us for a unique opportunity to explore the private gardens of an inspiring insect specialist, landscape designer, and passionate nature photographer.

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November 2022

Class: NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program – Maine

Mon, November 7, 2022 @ 8:30 am EST - Fri, November 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EST
E.J. Prescott – Maine, 32 Prescott Street
Gardiner, Maine 04345
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The NGICP program provides the foundation understanding needed to properly design and oversee construction, inspection, and maintenance of green stormwater infrastructure.

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