Level 1 Registration
Registration for the Winter 2022 Level 1 session is open!
Level 1 is currently being taught as a hybrid online + field course. Participants will choose one online session comprised of two half day classes plus one in-person field practicum. Attendance on all three dates is required.
Session 1: January 11 & 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Session 2: January 26 & February 2, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Field sessions will be held in:
February 4, 2022 – Washington, DC (snow date Feb 11)
February 8, 2022 – Seaford, DE (snow date Feb 14)
February 16, 2022 – Lancaster, PA (snow date Feb 25)
February 22, 2022 – Norfolk, VA (snow date Feb 28)
March 2, 2022 – Fredericksburg, VA (snow date March 7)
March 4, 2022 – Annapolis, MD (snow date March 11)
Registration is a 2-step process. 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 in any location.
The Level 1 fee is $445 and includes three training sessions, course materials and videos, and an examination fee.
Discounts are available for firms or organizations that send 3 or more staff.
Scholarships provided by partnering organizations are currently available for the following: landscape contractors who work within 50 miles of Seaford, DE; landscape professionals and any municipal staff who work in Lancaster County, PA. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Level 1 exam is now offered online. Candidates may take the exam online or in person after completing training. Due to the pandemic, we are not currently offering the exam in person, but we will resume doing so when it is safe. The cost of the exam is included in the course registration fee.
Additional dates for in person exams, when available, will be posted here.
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. If you are a highly-experienced professional, you may be eligible for a Level 1 waiver.
The fee is $580 for one credential or $630 for both.
Typically, Level 2 is held twice each year. We will announce dates for spring 2022 in December.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, Level 2 is being taught as a hybrid online + field course, comprised of a series of four half-day meetings:
Thursday, November 11, online
Friday, November 12, online
Saturday, November 13, midday, Great Falls, VA field class
Wednesday, November 17, online
Click the orange button below to find more information and to register.
CBLP offers a variety of advanced training workshops on various topics, throughout the year. Visit our Workshops page for more details and registration information.