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Trainings & Events for Landscape Professionals

Bay-Friendly Design Training for Landscape Professionals

Presented by: ReScape California
Date: March 13, 14 and 15
Time: 8 AM to 5 PM
Location: Hayward
Cost: $549 (Free for eligible public agency staff in Alameda County*

This three-day comprehensive training presented by ReScape California focuses on environmentally responsible strategies for landscape design and construction. It is intended for landscape architects, designers and contractors working primarily on public, institutional and commercial projects. Register now

*StopWaste has a limited number of scholarships available to cover the entire training fee for eligible staff of public agencies in Alameda County and its 14 cities. For information and to obtain a scholarship application, contact Jennifer West BEFORE registering for the course.  

15th Annual Water Conservation Showcase

Date: January 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: PG&E Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard St., San Francisco
Cost: Free

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Every year since 2004, hundreds of designers and contractors, conservation advocates, researchers, business leaders, local government staff and product manufacturers have gathered to address the most pressing water issues and challenges facing California. Attend the showcase to learn about scalable strategies and solutions to conserve one of the Earth's most precious resources.

StopWaste staff will be co-presenting a workshop at the showcase that addresses compost, mulch and soil, and practices to manage soil for water conservation and quality. The speakers will explore compost as a soil amendment, biofilter, and mulch, as well as sheet mulching, carbon farming/gardening and the benefits of compost and mulch to soil. The workshops fill up fast, so be sure to arrive early. 


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