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Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Open-Forum

Announcing an open-forum meeting April 14 to inform the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) initiative which will develop and pilot a Bay-wide credentialing system and network of consistently trained, experienced, and respected conservation landscape practitioners with the enhanced skills, knowledge and motivation to properly design, install and maintain conservation landscaping best practices for a healthier Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

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Register for February CBLP Development Working Meetings (VA)

Registration is now open for the February Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification development working meetings of the Virginia partners. Meetings are Feb 17, 20 & 23 throughout Virginia and open to experienced individuals seeking to offer input.

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Seeking Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification Coordinator

Sorry, this position is closed.

As local governments and developers look to meet Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and new Environmental Site Design (ESD) regulations, there is an increased demand for individuals and firms trained in proper conservation landscaping practices.

Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council and partners are developing a new comprehensive training and certification program: the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) Certification Program that will formalize a set of conservation landscaping standards and create a thoroughly trained workforce of landscaping professionals. We are now hiring to fill the program coordinator position…

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Funding Received for Landscape Professional Certification!

CCLC is pleased and excited to announce that our Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification Initiative has received funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundatio. With this grant, we will develop and pilot the certification in Maryland and Virginia while partnering with Wetlands Watch, Virginia DGIF and University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension. Once the piloting is complete, the goal is to expand the certification Bay-wide and statewide, with a self-financing, market driven certification program managed and administered by a Consortium.

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Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification Program

Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Certification will provide a standardized evaluation of the skills and knowledge of landscape contractors and a reliable marketing tool for qualified professionals.

View the presentation to learn more about this exciting initiative of Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council and University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension.

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