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ecoPRO Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional - Training & Exam

The training, study materials, and exam are based on 200+ sustainable best practices. As an ecoPRO - certified individual, you will demonstrate knowledge of and voluntarily practice sustainable best landscape practices in ecoPRO's eight key principles. Individuals must meet eligibility requirements to sit for the exam.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/24/2018 to 10/26/2018
When: Wednesday - Friday
Wed - Thurs 8:30am to 5pm | Fri 8:30am - Noon
Where: WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center
2606 W Pioneer Ave
Puyallup, Washington  98371
United States
Contact: Breanne Chavez
253.661.6055


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This ecoPRO Training is hosted by:



The WSU Urban IPM Program is sponsoring this ecoPRO training with funding provided by USDA-NIFA.
Because of the USDA support, registration fees for this training are waived.

 

The ecoPRO certification exam are as follows:
ecoPRO Training & Exam: $150
ecoPRO Exam Only: $150
ecoPRO Retest: $75


Please note that there will be no WSDA pesticide license credits offered for the ecoPRO training.

 


 

ecoPRO Best Practices

The training, study materials, and exam are based on 200+ sustainable best practices. As an ecoPRO - certified individual, you will demonstrate knowledge of, and voluntarily practice sustainable best landscape practices in the following eight key principles:

• Protect and Conserve Soils
• Conserve Water
• Protect Water and Air Quality
• Protect and Create Wildlife Habitat
• Conserve Energy
• Sustain Healthy Plants
• Use Sustainable Methods and Materials
• Protect and Enhance Human Health and Well-being


 

ecoPRO Eligibility

ecoPRO is an advanced certification. To be eligible for certification, you must meet one or more of the following requirements:

 

  1. Be certified by a professional horticultural association (APLD, IA, ISA, WALP/NALP, WSNLA);
  2. Be a licensed landscape architect or a graduate of an accredited landscape architecture program;
  3. Have 3-years landscape experience, as well as a horticultural degree or a degree in a related field;
  4. Have 3-years landscape experience, as well as a Washington Pesticide License.

ecoPRO certification requirements include reading the ecoPRO Handbook, best practices and additional required reading materials, as well as passing an exam demonstrating knowledge of sustainable landscaping principles and best practices.

The  ecoPRO 2-day training is not required for certification, but is highly recommended. The training enhances the required study materials, offers interactive training, allows time for Q&A, and provides an opportunity to network with other landscape professionals.

 


 

ecoPRO REQUIRED STUDY MATERIALS

WSU Puyallup Research & Extension is providing complimentary ecoPRO Handbooks to all confirmed Fall 2018 ecoPRO training and/or exam registrants. Study materials include:

 

1. ecoPRO Handbook (The ecoPRO Handbook will be mailed to the address given during registration.)
2.  ecoPRO Program Policies, Practices and Continuing Education Requirements
3.  ecoPRO Additional Required Reading List, Supplemental Materials & Additional Resources

Click here to view a draft of  the 2-day ecoPRO Training schedule

    


 

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