In case you haven’t heard….the NOFA Organic Land Care Accreditation Course in New Haven, CT was just approved for APLD CEU credits.
The NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care, has trained land care professionals in organic principles and practices for ten years.
The 2012 course will take place at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven on February 15-17 and 21-22.
The Course Basics
Thirty hours of instruction on topics like site analysis, rain gardens, soil health, pest management, lawn care and lawn alternatives give land care professionals the training to confidently offer non-toxic, ecological land care services. At the conclusion of the course, students have the option to take an accreditation exam (additional fee required) to become a NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP).
The NOFA Accreditation Course is approved for 28.5 APLD Recertification Credits.
Sign Up Today
Please visit www.organiclandcare.net for more information on the Accreditation Course or to register online. Or you can contact Kristiane Huber at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the CT NOFA office at (203) 888-5146. The NOFA Organic Land Care Program is a regional project of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut.
The cost of the course is $550 (optional accreditation test is an additional $150) with discounts available for groups, early registration and NOFA Membership and an option of a payment plan for the course.
If you can’t attend the entire course but are interested in attending for just a day, the cost is $125 (lunch is included). Contact Kristane Huber for more info.