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Environmental Landscape Management

Landscape contractors, designers and architects, environmental site managers and sustainability specialists gain a better understanding of best practices for sustainable landscaping for both residential and commercial settings.

Certificate code: CE.ENV.LANDSCAPE.MGT

Environmental Landscape

What is the training?

Training consists of five noncredit courses. Students will learn best practices for sustainable landscaping and how to be more environmentally responsible. Topics will include

•    selecting seasonal, native and non-invasive plant species for landscaping;
•    improving storm water management through the design and maintenance of rain gardens;
•    building soil health and productivity through natural means and
•    enhancing wildlife habitats.

What courses will I take?

ENV 508 - Smart Landscape Design for the Environment
ENV 512 - Rain Garden and Environmental Site Design
ENV 513 - Sustainable Landscape Maintenance
HOR 329 - Woody Plants for Landscape Installation
ENV 579 - Soil Management
OPT 306 - Forest Conservation Qualified Professional

What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion of all five noncredit courses and the capstone exam, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the AACC certificate students must complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at ­

How do I enroll?
Register online, in person, by fax, or mail. Use certificate code CE.ENV.LANDSCAPE.MGT. Visit for details.

For more information contact Pat Barnhart in the office of Continuing and Professional Education at 410-777-2939 or