Sustainable Landscape

Sustainable LandscapeRespect and care for the natural environment is at the forefront of this new certificate. Learn about innovative strategies which help to fortify the relationships between water and land, ensuring care of both environments. Discover design tactics to retain or enhance naturalized landscapes. Enhance your knowledge about tree health as it relates to both the individual plant and woodland communities.

Sustainable Landscape Certificate

Certificate Courses

the following courses can be taken individually or as part of the certificate program in any order: 

 Alternative Land Use Practices for Sustainable Landscapes 

 The Naturalized Landscape 

 An Introduction to Woodland Ecology 


 Introduction to Plant Identification 

Certificate Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you will be able to:

  • Identify and choose plant materials that will have a desired impact on naturalized landscapes
  • Make effective use of practical and applied design strategies to determine meaningful solutions to landscape design problems pertinent to naturalized environments
  • Identify and recall components of an environmentally and ecologically sound landscape system
  • Formulate creative new strategies that will effectively develop and manage sustainable landscapes