Green School 2020
October 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
UMass Extension’s Green School is a comprehensive course for horticultural professionals who wish to gain an understanding of economically feasible and environmentally responsible plant and land care practices and the relation of those practices to the protection of the environment. Click here for complete description and registration information. The course will begin on October 26 and continue through December 10, 2020. Please see note below regarding registration.
This course is designed for practitioners such as landscapers, lawn care specialists, nursery operators, sports field managers, public and private grounds managers, arborists and others in the green industry. Both experienced professionals as well as those entering the green industries benefit from this course.
Green School students learn about sensible and sustainable methods of plant and land care as well as responsible nutrient and pest management. They learn scientifically sound information that enables them to make better purchasing and management decisions, and to be better stewards of the environment.
Green School is taught by University of Massachusetts Amherst Extension Specialists and UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture faculty. Instruction is done via classroom style lecture and interactive activities, and is supplemented through online resources via an online learning management system.
Registration for the 2020 Green School session will begin when large gatherings are no longer prohibited due to COVID-19 concerns. To receive notification when registration opens, send a request to join our email list to firstname.lastname@example.org