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Native Plant Master® – Courses

NPM courses are usually taught at one location for three mornings over three-week period with a given exam at the last session. During three outdoor field sessions, you will learn common and scientific names, ecological relationships and human uses of 40 – 50 plants. You will also develop skills in using family features and a botanical key to identify plants. Course includes special emphasis on natives useful for landscaping and alien invasives that threaten native ecosystems.