Native Plant Trust

Classes & Field Studies

Title State Start Date Subject Certificate CEU
Designing with Native Plants online April 20, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic MALP MCLP: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Gardening for Pollinators online April 20, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates MALP MCLP: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Plants 102: Deeper into the Green World online April 20, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Advanced, Botany
Plants 101: Introduction to the Green World online April 20, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic MALP MCLP: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Plant Families (online) online May 15, 2020 Botany + Conservation Basic Core
Plant Ecology (online) online June 26, 2020 Botany + Conservation Basic Core
Native Herbaceous Plant Materials: Late Season online July 30, 2020 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture MALP MCLP: 1 MNLA MCH: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 5
Plants Not Lawns online August 4, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 1
Plant Play online August 8, 2020 Children + Families
Yellow Composites online August 9, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 6
Plant Form and Function (online) online August 14, 2020 Botany + Conservation Basic Core MALP MCLP: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Strategies for Invasive Plant Management online August 20, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 1
The Role of Native Plant Cultivars in Landscape Design and Habitat Restoration online August 21, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 1
Plant Play online August 22, 2020 Children + Families
Shade Gardens: Embracing the Dark Side online August 22, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture MALP MCLP: 1 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3
Gardening for the Birds Eastern MA August 28, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates NOFA AOLCP: 2
Carnivorous and Parasitic Plants Eastern MA August 29, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 2.5
Plant Play online August 29, 2020 Children + Families
Gardening for Habitat online September 1, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 1
Plant Adaptations Eastern MA September 2, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates
Understanding and Managing Soils online September 4, 2020 Horticulture + Design Basic Core MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 6
Introduction to Go Botany Eastern MA September 9, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic MALP MCLP: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 8
Botany in the Salt Marsh Eastern MA September 12, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3
Site Preparation for Landscape Transformation Western MA September 12, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Habitats of the Schoodic Peninsula ME/NH/VT September 12, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 5
Botany of the Connecticut Coast CT/RI September 13, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3
Field Identification Techniques Eastern MA September 14, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Horticultural Techniques Eastern MA September 15, 2020 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture MALP MCLP: 1 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 4
Eshqua Bog ME/NH/VT September 18, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3
Cultivating Your Plant Communities Eastern MA September 18, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates
Asters and Goldenrods Eastern MA September 19, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 9
Robert P. Tristram Coffin Wild Flower Sanctuary ME/NH/VT September 20, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3
Plant-insect Interactions online September 23, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: all certificates
THRIVE: A Plant-Art Virtual Experience online September 25, 2020
LaPlatte River Marsh, Shelburne, VT ME/NH/VT September 25, 2020 Botany + Conservation Field: Basic and Advanced, Botany MALP MCLP: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 4
Introduction to Grasses Identification CT/RI September 26, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 4
New England Plant Communities Western MA September 27, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 12
Tracing Landscape History: Cambridge Eastern MA September 30, 2020 Horticulture + Design Landscape: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 2
Seed Conservation Eastern & Western MA October 2, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany
Invasive Plants: Identification, Impacts, and Management Eastern MA October 3, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany
Botanical Inventory Methods and Techniques Eastern MA October 5, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany MALP MCLP: 2 MNLA MCH: 2 NOFA AOLCP: 7
Wildflowers of New England Eastern MA October 7, 2020 Botany + Conservation Basic Core
Introduction to Designing with Native Plants online October 8, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Native Plants for Native Birds CT/RI October 8, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates MALP MCLP: 1 MNLA MCH: 1 NOFA AOLCP: 3.5
Rock Lichens Eastern MA October 10, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany MNLA MCH: NOFA AOLCP: 5
Wetland Identification and Delineation Eastern MA October 15, 2020 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany
Propagation: Native Seeds Western MA October 17, 2020 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture
Tracing Conservation History: Back Bay Eastern MA October 19, 2020 Botany + Conservation Landscape: all certificates NOFA AOLCP: 1.5
University of Vermont Pringle Herbarium online October 19, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Introduction to Species Distribution Modeling online October 20, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Creating Fall Color Western MA October 23, 2020 Horticulture + Design MALP MCLP: .5 NOFA AOLCP: 2
Eco-restorative Garden Design Eastern MA October 24, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Native Species, Cultivars, and Selections: What’s the Difference? Eastern MA October 27, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Aquatic Habitats of the Northeast online October 28, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Plant Diversity Symposium online October 29, 2020 Elective: all certificates
Residential Landscape Design Eastern MA November 3, 2020 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture
Framework Trees of New England Western MA November 5, 2020 Botany + Conservation Basic Core
Climate Change and Native Plants Eastern MA November 6, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates
Slow Gardening Western MA November 14, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Rare Flora of the Sanctuaries online November 17, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: all certificates
Brown University Herbarium online November 18, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Shrubs in Winter Eastern MA November 21, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Plant Genetic Diversity Eastern MA December 2, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Ecological Gardening online December 3, 2020 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Botanical Phenology online December 8, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Plant Evolution, Part 1 online December 15, 2020 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
University of Connecticut George Safford Torrey Herbarium online January 12, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Color and Texture in the Garden online January 14, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Winter Botany Eastern MA January 15, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
History and Principles of Landscape Design Eastern MA January 20, 2021 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture
Native Plant Trust Book Club: Around the World in 80 Trees online January 21, 2021 Elective: all certificates
Native Woody Plant Materials Eastern MA January 22, 2021 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture
Native Plants in American Gardens: A Brief History online January 23, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Seeds: Wild versus Commercial online February 2, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: all certificates
Garden Design for Child Development Eastern MA February 5, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Plant Systematics online February 6, 2021 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany
Plant Nutrients Western MA February 7, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: all certificates
Harvard University Herbaria online February 9, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Research at the Sanctuaries online February 11, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: all certificates
Winter Pruning Eastern MA February 13, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic
Reading Landscapes: Place as Creation and Reflection online February 18, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Understanding and Managing Soils Western MA February 19, 2021 Horticulture + Design Basic Core
Tales from the Field Eastern MA February 20, 2021
Plant Evolution, Part 2 online February 23, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Bedstraws Eastern MA February 25, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Rare Plant Families Eastern MA February 26, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: all certificates
Landscape for Life Eastern MA March 4, 2021 Horticulture + Design Advanced Core, Horticulture
Conservation Biology Eastern MA March 7, 2021 Botany + Conservation Advanced Core, Botany
Winter Pruning Eastern MA March 10, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic
University of Maine Herbarium online March 12, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Site Analysis online March 17, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Green in the Winterscape Eastern MA March 20, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
Diversify Your Lawn online March 23, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective: Basic and Advanced, Horticulture
Meadows 1-2-3 Western MA March 26, 2021 Horticulture + Design Elective Advanced, Horticulture
Vernal Mustards Eastern MA March 27, 2021 Botany + Conservation Elective: Basic and Advanced, Botany