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ReScape Design Qualification Training - Online
Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST
Category: ReScape Professional Trainings

Design Qualification Training - Online 

Cost: Early-Bird till 10/16: $495 per person | Regular: $550 per person | Group Rate (5 or more from the same agency): $495 per person 
Course Sessions, 9am - 3pm:  
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021 
  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 

This course will be presented in a live, online webinar format. 

Based on ReScape’s 8 Principles, this training provides landscape design professionals with practical tools for designing and constructing healthy landscapes that protect local watersheds, conserve resources and address our changing climate. Participants will learn about regenerative landscape practices from leading experts in soil health, stormwater, plant selection, landscaping policy, integrated pest management, and more. The Design Qualification Training also provides in-depth information about our Rated Landscape Program and serves as a pre-requisite for becoming a ReScape Rater. 


The Design Qualification Training is offered as a 3-day course and provides design professionals with: 
  • Understanding of ReScape’s ecologically based, whole systems approach to the design and construction of public and private landscapes 
  • Technical information for meeting local and state landscape ordinances and policies 
  • Information about habitat restoration, local plant communities, and the benefits of biodiversity 
  • Interactive experiences with practical, effective techniques such as sheet mulching, building living soil, and irrigation installation 
  • Recognition of the connections between soil health, waste management, water conservation, air and water quality, greenhouse gas reduction, urban forestry, and carbon sequestration 
  • Tools and resources for choosing materials that sequester carbon more quickly, and decrease GHG emissions.  
  • Competitive advantage as a ReScape Qualified Professional in the landscape design marketplace 
  • Prerequisite to apply to be a ReScape Qualified Rater 
  • Continuing Education Units for external certifications and qualifications from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) and more. CEUs pending approval. 

Case studies are focused in the Sacramento Region. Attendees from all areas of California are welcome. Download design training overview.

ReScape Regenerative Education Fund scholarships available for anyone, and also employees of StopWaste member agencies. [email protected] for more information.