Register now Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) Level 1 training and certification.  This highly interactive three-day course combines online learning with a field day.  For the first time, CBLP is coming to Delaware.

Choose one online session, which will run from 9 AM – 12:15 PM each day:

Session 2 – January 26 & February 2

Session 3 – February 8 & 15

And, choose one field day (9:30 AM – 3:00 PM):

  • February 4: Washington, DC (snow date 2/11)
  • February 8: Seaford, DE (snow date 2/14)
  • February 16: Lancaster, PA (snow date 2/25)
  • February 22: Norfolk, VA (snow date 2/28)
  • March 2: Fredericksburg, VA (snow date 3/7)
  • March 4: Annapolis, MD (snow date 3/11)

Discounts are available for companies or organizations sending three or more staff to Level 1. In addition, this winter, we have some very nice scholarship funding:

  • The Campbell Foundation is providing a limited number of $200 scholarships for municipal staff in Lancaster County, PA.
  • Scholarships are also available for landscape contractors working within a 50 mile radius of Seaford, DE (provided by DNREC/Nanticoke Watershed Alliance)
  • And for landscape contractors in Lancaster County, PA (provided by NFWF/Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay).
  • For those working in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, RISE grant funding may provide an additional discount.

Email and ask about discounts or scholarships before paying.

About CBLP: CBLP is a voluntary, regional credential for professionals who design, install, and maintain sustainable landscapes in the Bay watershed. Visit for information, and to apply. CBLP offers two levels of training:  Level 1 is a baseline certification in design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, emphasizing proper management of stormwater best management practices (BMPs).  Level 2 is an advanced credential in design or installation, focusing on stormwater BMPs.

CBLP’s active learning program engages participants to develop critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborative practice skills. We focus on the unique ecology and regulatory environment of the Bay region, but all are welcome to attend. CBLP course attendees may earn continuing education credits from numerous professional organizations including ASLA, APLD, MNLGA, PLNA, VNLA, VSLD, VA DEQ SWM/ESC Inspectors and VA and DE UNM.