Overview

Discover design tactics and resource management strategies to retain or enhance naturalized landscapes. Gain knowledge in tree health as it relates to both the individual plant and woodland communities.

About the Certificate

Respect and care for the natural environment is at the forefront of this new certificate. Learn about innovative strategies which help to fortify the relationships between water and land, ensuring care of both environments. Discover design tactics to retain or enhance naturalized landscapes. Enhance your knowledge about tree health as it relates to both the individual plant and woodland communities.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing all required courses in the Sustainable Landscapes Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Identify and choose plant materials that will have a desired impact on naturalized landscapes
  • Make effective use of practical and applied design strategies to determine meaningful solutions to landscape design problems pertinent to naturalized environments
  • Identify and recall components of an environmentally and ecologically sound landscape system
  • Formulate creative new strategies that will effectively develop and manage sustainable landscapes

Careers

The certificate is designed for naturalists and conservationists, landscape designers and architects, park and recreation staff and residential and rural land owners

Additional Information

If you would like additional information on this certificate, please email our main office or phone us at 519-767-5000.

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