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Seattle Tilth's Adult Classes: Organic Land Care Accreditation Training  RSS feed

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that only 35% of the synthetic fertilizer that we apply to our lawns ever makes it to the grass. The other 65% runs off into our lakes, rivers, streams and oceans, or seeps into our wells and ground water, or into the air we breathe. Even worse, the EPA estimates that only 2% of weed killers, insecticides and fungicides used in chemical lawn care ever make it to the weeds, pests or diseases. That means that 98% of those poisons go somewhere else -- into our bodies, our pets, up into the air or into the ground water.

Organic landscaping practices reduce the risk of exposure to these toxic chemicals, improve soil health and water retention and contribute to biodiversity in our urban environment.

Seattle Tilth is partnering with Oregon Tilth to bring Organic Land Care Accreditation to Seattle. Together we are offering a 5-day training for landscape professionals in:

Sustainable landscape design

• Organic weed management

• Integrated Pest Management

• Soil building

• Storm water management

The course will take place October 8-12 at the Good Shepherd Center at 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Seattle. Class will be held from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. each day that week. Accreditation is offered to all individuals who attend this training, pass the examination and agree to abide by the program requirements and standards.

For Registration information, visit our website: http://seattletilth.org/learn/classes-and-workshops/organic-land-care-accreditation-training.
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