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Sustainable Landscape Maintenance Workshop
July 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm$85 – $105
Organized and hosted by the Virginia Department of Game in Inland Fisheries Habitat Partners, in collaboration with CCLC and the CBLP program.
- Recognize the importance of well-maintained landscapes for ensuring that the habitat quality of native plant gardens and stormwater practices remain highly functional, to sustain biodiversity and retain aesthetic appeal.
- Visit a conservation landscape on site and discuss maintenance challenges and requirements
- Work collaboratively, using the CBLP Maintenance Manual, to develop a landscape maintenance plan for a sample residential site
- Understand the importance of providing specialized and adaptive management for stormwater practices and conservation landscapes, and know how this differs from traditional maintenance practice
- Review and discuss specifications for hiring or overseeing contractors to manage landscapes sustainably
5.5 CBLP CEUs will be available. LA CES pending.