Welcome to California Native Plant Landscaper Certificate Program
CLASSES: Held VIA ZOOM Mondays and Wednesdays 6-8 pm beginning Monday, June 5, 2023. *Please note that there will be no class Monday, June 19 and we will make this day up Friday, June 23.
Week 1: Monday, June 5 & Wednesday, June 7
Week 2: Monday, June 12 & Wednesday, June 14
Week 3: Wednesday, June 21 & Friday, June 23
Week 4: Monday, June 26 & Wednesday, June 28
IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS: Held at the Theodore Payne Foundation the second and fourth Saturday of the Certification
Week 2 Irrigation Practices: Saturday, June 17, 2023
Week 4 Plant Identification and Pruning: Saturday, July 01, 2023
ZOOM INFORMATION: Please add this to your calendar. You’ll use the same link each week.
Zoom Link For Classes: https://usgbc-la-org.zoom.us/j/98815294140
Meeting ID: 988 1529 4140
CLASS MATERIALS: The course requires the use of a Student Handbook and Native Plant Flashcards. Please pick up your materials before the first class. Get your workbooks and flashcards at Theodore Payne Foundation headquarters (green house) located at 10459 Tuxford Street | Sun Valley, CA 91352.
PICK UP SCHEDULE: 9AM to 4PM, Tuesday-Saturday. If you are unable to pick up during these hours, please call 818-760-1802 ext 24 to make other arrangements.
ATTENDANCE: We require attendance of at least 80% of the classes, including workshops. Please be on time as sessions begin promptly at 6PM. In the event you miss a class please let us know beforehand. A recording will be posted 24 hrs after each live session. Recordings of each class can be accessed anytime for the next year.
HOMEWORK: You’re expected to upload your homework each week