Native Plant Trust is offering a series of online courses starting April 20, 2020. Each course is available online until April 15, 2021.
Plants 101: Introduction to the Green World
Explore New England’s plant life in this online course. Learn what plants are, how they function, and why they are essential to all life on earth. The course introduces many of the region’s native and non-native plants. You can complete the course at your own pace. Click here to learn more.
Plants 102: Deeper into the Green World
Delve deeper into the New England flora in this online course. Learn how plants change as they grow; how they interact with other species; and how geology, soils, land-use history, hydrology, and climate shape the plant communities of the region. Plants 101 is a foundation for Plants 102, but is not a prerequisite. You can complete the course at your own pace. Click here to learn more.
Designing with Native Plants
This online course teaches the basics of designing with native plants and shows how to incorporate native plants into the garden and landscape. Discover the variety of native plants found throughout New England and learn how to design a visually interesting landscape that also supports biodiversity. You can complete the course at your own pace. Click here to learn more.
Gardening for Pollinators
This online course teaches how to convert a yard into productive pollinator habitat. Learn about issues associated with pollinator decline and current conservation efforts, then explore a variety of pollinators and the native plants that support their life cycles. The course also covers basic pollinator garden design and provides step-by-step instructions for selecting plants and installing and maintaining these habitats. You can complete the course at your own pace. Click here to learn more.
1 MCH credit available for the completion of a course