Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification for Maintaining Landscapes - SOUTH BAY
Tuesday 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, and 12/16
TIME: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm LOCATION: Okayama Room at Kelly Park, 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112 COST: $200 TO REGISTER:SOLD OUT
SPONSORED BY: City of San Jose
Bay-Friendly Training & Qualification for Maintaining Landscapes - ALAMEDA COUNTY
Tuesday 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, and 2/10
TIME: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm LOCATION: Oakland COST: $200 TO REGISTER: Please click here to visit our event registration page.
Free registration is available for public agency employees who work with civic landscapes either for the County of Alameda or for cities located within the County of Alameda. If you think you are eligible, please do not register through the link above. Instead, contact Teresa Eade at StopWaste to find out more at email@example.com SPONSORED BY: StopWaste
DATES: Saturday January 24, 2015 TIME: 9:30am-1:00pm LOCATION: 400 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco - behind SSF City Hall (etrance to parking lot is on Miller Avenue) COST: Free TO REGISTER: Pre-registration is required. Please call the South San Francisco Parks
and Recreation Department at 650 829-3800 to reserve your space. Workshop is limited to 25 so enroll now!
California is in the midst of an extreme drought, and we're all doing our share to
save water. Irrigation is a primary source of water demand. Learn how to convert
your existing lawn to a beautiful, yet low water landscape.
In this FREE HANDS ON WORKSHOP lead by Bay Friendly Qualified
Professionals you will learn how
to convert your lawn without
breaking your back or wallet.
Remove your lawn without
tearing it out! Get dirty with
us as we use the innovative
technique of Sheet Mulching
to create a water conserving
garden. Following Bay-Friendly
practices you’ll learn to
conserve natural resources,
reduce pollution, create a
vibrant garden, and save time
Learn about Lawn Conversion Rebate Programs.
Bring water, sunscreen, and garden gloves. Light refreshments and
beverages will be provided.
Ready to lose your lawn, but not sure where to start?
Learn how to remove your lawn without tearing it out! It's surprisingly easy to replace your lawn with a healthy garden that works for you. By using Bay-Friendly practices, you can conserve natural resources, prevent pollution, and save time and money.
Bay-Friendly has successfully educated hundreds of landscape professionals and home gardeners in the innovative technique of sheet mulching, a simple method used to enrich the soil in planting areas, establish a new landscape or garden area, or remove a lawn without herbicides.
Vendors and Bay-Friendly landscape designers will be on hand to answer your questions about products and plant material selections.
Lawn Conversion Rebate Programs:
Interested in replacing your lawn, but worried about up front costs?
Several Bay Area water agencies are currently offering rebates for lawn conversion and/or weather based irrigation controllers for both residential and commercial landscapes. The Bay-Friendly Coalition is partnering with these water agencies in an effort to encourage the widespread adoption of more Bay-Friendly, water-efficient gardens and landscapes.
Professional landscapers, plumbers, contractors, and green businesses operating in
Marin County learn to install code-compliant graywater systems, including laundry, shower, and whole-house systems. Understand the permitting process. Participate in on-site graywater system installations.
Graywater systems are becoming increasingly common, but demand will soon exceed the number of qualified professionals to install such systems.
Upon Completion of the Program, you will:
- Know how to install code-compliant graywater systems, including laundry, shower, and whole-house systems
- Understand the permitting process
- Have participated in on-site installations
- Earn a QWEL Graywater Module Certification*
- Receive free promotion on various websites
- Be part of a network of graywater professionals
*See website for details and limitations.