Registration is open for the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional program’s comprehensive course on implementing and managing riparian buffers, CBLP-Buffers.  This three-part hybrid course combines interactive online learning with field and classroom sessions, and is appropriate for landscape professionals, including arborists and foresters, local and state government staff, watershed groups/nonprofit staff, educators, and others.
The CBLP-Buffers certificate course is taught by experts in PA and VA, and is comprised of three sessions:
  • Buffer Basics Webinar – online via Zoom  – October 12, 1:00 -4:00  PM
  • Site Assessment & Planning Workshop – field + classroom – November 2, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Maintenance Workshop – field + classroom – November 30, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Participants will choose to attend either the Lancaster, PA or the Charlottesville, VA area training.
New to buffers and just want a short introduction?  The October 12 “Buffer Basics” webinar provides a great overview and is available as a standalone option.
We are pleased to offer partial scholarships from Penn State, the James River Association, and RISE, for this course.  Please visit for more details and registration. Reach out to about scholarships before you register.