Sources for education

Some of the courses offered by institutions listed will qualify as advanced training. Contact a member of the Advanced Training Committee to verify whether or not a specific course/class qualifies. If a course/class listed below carries an AT designation, it has already been approved as advanced training. If you attend an AT designated class, simply provide proof of attendance according to the advanced training criteria when applying for advanced status.


Ongoing schedules

Missouri Botanical Gardens and Shaw Nature Reserve
Class list and registration information
Native Plant School classes, AT

St. Charles Community College
Continuing education and credit classes: Class list and registration information

St. Louis Community College
Continuing education: Class list and registration information
Credit classes: Class list and registration information
All horticulture classes except HRT 101, 105, 205, 240 and BIO 124, AT
Biology 156, Native Landscaping for Wildlife and People, AT

University of Illinois Extension
Class list and registration information, Monroe County


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