Training Calendar

Level 1

Level 1 Training Package – $445

(Required for certification; Includes one 2-day class, access to webinar series and exam prep tutorials, CBLP Maintenance Manual, and exam)

Lancaster, PA – December 10-11, 2019

Derwood, MD – January 23-24, 2020 (snow dates: February 3-4)

Norfolk, VA – February 25-26, 2020

Annapolis/Millersville, MD – March 24-25, 2020

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day

We will post additional dates, here, as they become available.

One 2-day class is required. Before signing up for a class, you must submit an online application. Once the application is approved, please return to the website to pay and choose your class.

Each class, led by regional experts, incorporates classroom work with a field-based practicum and BMP inspection/verification training. CBLP emphasizes critical thinking, interactive learning, and collaborative practice.

You may take the class and sit for the exam in any location.

Discounts are available for firms or organizations that send 3 or more staff. Please contact to inquire.

CEUs are available from: American Society of Landscape Architects (LA CES), Association of Professional Landscape Designers, International Society of Arboriculture, Maryland Nursery Landscape and Greenhouse Association, Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association, Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, Virginia Society of Landscape Designers, Virginia Urban Nutrient Managers, Virginia DEQ Stormwater Inspectors.

Level 1 Exam Dates

Derwood, MD – Friday, November 22, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Lancaster, PA – Tuesday, January 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Norfolk, VA – Tuesday, January 14, 4:00 – 7:00 PM (at MidAtlantic Horticulture Short Course)

Derwood, MD – Thursday, February 20, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Snow date: February 27)

Virginia Beach, VA – Wednesday, March 18, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Millersville, MD – Friday, April 17, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training.  Candidates will sign up for the exam after training. Additional dates will be posted here.

Level 2

Level 2 is an advanced credential in design or installation of stormwater BMPs. You must be a CBLP Level 1-certified professional to enroll in the 3-day Level 2 Intensive Seminar. The fee is $580 for one credential or $630 for both.

Level 2 is held twice each year.  The next Level 2 seminar will be held November 7-9, 2019, in Ft. Washington, MD.  We expect that Level 2 will travel to PA in summer 2020.

Click the orange button below to find more information and to register.