Upper Trinity
Regional Water District


900 North Kealy Street
P.O. Box 305
Lewisville, Texas 75067
(972) 219-1228
www.utrwd.com

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Green Pros

 

Becoming a recognized green professional
For green industry professionals with a desire to sharpen their abilities to establish and maintain environmentally sustainable landscapes - these workshops are for you.
The Green Pros program will increase your knowledge of ways to establish low maintenance, water saving, and attractive landscapes that fit in with our North Texas climate. That means less need for pesticides, fertilizers, and water.

The 2019 workshop series will be held at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District – Annex Training Room at 802 N Kealy, Lewisville, TX 75057.  Click here to see where to park, indicated by the green shaded area.

Courses will consist of five half-day sessions scheduled every other week over a nine week period from January - March. All classes will be held from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Total cost for the series is $75.00. Price includes breakfast and all course materials, including publications and a notebook. Class size is limited to 25 to allow for discussion and activities.
Completion of the series will allow you to feature your company or yourself in our online directory of Water Efficient Recognized Green Professionals.

Topics covered over the course of the five workshops, include: 

  •  January 9: Water Conservation and Water Efficient Landscapes

Course objectives: Gain a better understanding of North Texas water supplies, providers, and why conservation is important. Learn the basic principles of water efficient landscaping.

  • January 22: Low Impact Design in Landscapes

Course objectives: Explore low impact landscape design practices that protect water quality and increase sustainability in both residential and commercial settings.

  • February 5: Water Efficient Landscaping and Design

Course objectives: Become familiar with the most commonly used landscape plants for North Texas as well as ways to keep them performing at their best.

  • February 21: All About Turfgrass

Course objectives: Learn and understand turfgrass varieties appropriate for North Texas. Dive deeper into the selection, care, maintenance, and management of these grasses.

  • March 5: Irrigation Technology and Scheduling

Course objectives: Explore low impact landscape design practices that protect water quality and increase sustainability in both residential and commercial settings.

 


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Event location:
Upper Trinity Regional Water District – Annex Training Room
802 N Kealy
Lewisville, TX 75057

Questions or additional info:
Blake Alldredge
UTRWD Water Education Coordinator
972-219-1228
balldredge@utrwd.com

Program sponsors:
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Tarrant Regional Water District
Upper Trinity Regional Water District