The Sustainable Landscape Practices program allows students to acquire a background in sustainable landscape features and practices such as soil and water conservation and the appropriate use of native plants. This program provides the student with training in sustainable agriculture and horticulture practices and the necessary background to pursue a career in sustainable agriculture technology. The program includes landscape and home gardening practices that provide conservation and sustainable practices. Topics covered include green roofs, water gardens, natural gardens, xeriscaping and other related sustainable agricultural practices. Students will examine common landscape and agricultural practices that have an adverse effect on the environment and explore solutions to those problems. Environmental aspects of bioenergy also are included.
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