NLCP Level 3 Dallas Chapter 11/4-11/5/2023

11/04/2023 09:00 AM - 11/05/2023 04:30 PM CT

Location

Dallas, TX

Summary

Learn about how to install and maintain your native plant landscape! NLCP is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants in the region in which they are taught. This class is a collaboration between the Dallas and North Central chapters and is specific to the Dallas, Tarrant Counties, and surrounding areas.

Description

Presentations: Via Zoom November 4th:  9 am - 2:30 pm
Plant Walk: November 5th: 90-minute walks in shifts beginning at 10 am or as weather permits.

at the Texas Discovery Gardens (Gate 6, State Fair at 3601 Martin Luther King Blvd, Dallas 75210)

Please bring your own water & snacks for the plant walk!

Online Test:  After completing the class and plant walk you will be sent a link to the online test which you will have 3 days to complete.

 

Class Outline
Level 3: Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes

  • Recognize differences between native and non-native landscapes
  • Become familiar with how to install the different types of native plants into a landscape, including plant choice, purchase, placement, spacing; soil choice; bed and soil preparation; planting seeds and plants; mulching
  • Understand maintenance requirements and techniques, and create maintenance schedules for the different types of native plants
  • Become familiar with 45 native Texas plants recommended for your landscape and 5 plants to avoid

Note: You must complete NLCP Level 1 before taking this class.

Instructors
Carol Feldman
Sandy Fountain 

Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP)
The Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP) is a four-level certification program that teaches the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes. Classes focus on the characteristics and plants of the region in which they are taught. Please register for classes located in the region in which you wish to landscape. Check it out!

Questions
Registration: Linda Foss NLCP Coordinator  Nlcp@npsot.org or (830) 218-7211.
Class-specific:  Nancy Wilson, 214-405-0329, nativeplantnance@gmail.com
Technical Issues with Class: Theresa Thomas   theresakaythomas@me.com or 817-480-6333

Registration Process

You must log in to register at the Member Price.  If you are a member, have taken a class or attended an event in the past, an account has already been created for you. You may need to create a login for that account if you have not done so.  Non-members and those without accounts can click the X at the top right corner of the box to close it and complete the form beneath.

Logging In: When you "Click to register online", a "Log In" screen pops up. Log in or create a login by filling in the email address used to complete your registration and clicking "Recover Account."  Account records are secure and will not be shared.  

NPSOT registration confirmation email - check junk mail
1 week prior to class - reminder email
3 days prior to class - an email with class materials and Zoom links
1 day prior and day-of class - final reminder emails

Class Prices and NPSOT Member Discounts

Level 1: $45 for all
Levels 2, 3, 4 and Native Landscapes for Birds:
$50 - Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) members
$65 - Non-members. Become a NPSOT member

Cancellations 
Contact: Linda Foss  Nlcp@npsot.org or (830) 218-7211. Fees may not be applied to future classes. Cancellations made by midnight on the Monday prior to class are eligible for a refund. Upon cancellation, a $10 handling fee is deducted from the refund. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.