Online Classes

Introduction To Localscapes

Introduction to Localscapes is now available online through teachable.com! Take this introductory class at your convenience. Ready to increase the usability and curb appeal of your yard while decreasing your yard work? This class will expose you to the best way to landscape in Utah.

Localscapes University

Ready to apply the design framework you learned in Introduction to Localscapes? View an online version of Localscapes University and get started with your project. This class will include training in design, irrigation, planting, and maintenance.

Creating Waterwise Park Strips

This class covers everything you need to know to switch your park strip from lawn to waterwise plantings. Join Amanda as she teaches the best park strip plants to use, irrigation essentials (like how to convert an existing sprinkler system to drip), and maintenance techniques that will keep your park strip looking beautiful over time. This class satisfies the requirements for the Flip Your Strip rebate program

Localscapes Design Workshop

Now that you have learned the Localscapes process, let our professional team guide you through creating your own design plan in this hands-on design workshop. You will get practical tips and visual examples to help you create the best Localscape for your yard.

Classes

  • Introduction to Localscapes

    Wednesday, February 3   6:30PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    Online webinar taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. Localscapes is a principle-based program to help you create a landscape that fits Utah. It will provide homeowners the tools and information needed to create an attractive and functional landscape all while using less water. Not sure if Localscapes is right for your yard? Start here and learn the basic concepts to be successful! Attending this class before Localscapes University is recommended if you are unfamiliar with the Localscapes concepts, but not required.

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  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Thursday, February 11   6:00PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on January 11th

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  • Localscapes University

    Saturday, February 27   9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

    If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

    Introduction to Localscapes

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on January 27th

    register here
  • Localscapes University

    Wednesday, March 3   6:30PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics. If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Saturday, March 6   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on February 6th

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Wednesday, March 10   6:30PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on best practices to take this hard to work with space and create something beautiful while saving water through appropriate irrigation, plant selection, and planned maintenance. Class taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. Registration will open 6 weeks before the class.

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  • Localscapes University

    Saturday, March 20   9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

    If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

    Introduction to Localscapes

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on February 20th

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  • SUU Community Education Localscapes Course

    Tuesday, March 23   6:00PM - 9:00PM

    Registration Required

    Learn the art of Localscaping with landscaping patterns and practices that take into account southern Utah’s unique climate. Improve functionality and curb appeal with less yard maintenance, lower water bills, and simplified irrigation through a five-step proven method.

    Participants will join the class online through Zoom. Class on Tuesdays March 23 and 30, from 6-9 PM. Last day to register is March 22.

    Refund Policy: attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day before the class start date.

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  • Localscapes Design Workshop

    Saturday, March 27   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    Webinar taught by Weber Basin Water Conservancy staff. Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. You’ve taken Localscapes University and now need extra help laying out your design. This class will help you get started putting your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. You will not have time during the class to practice, but can gain the knowledge to create a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale. Requirements: 1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University class. 2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale by watching this video and following it's instructions. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYkYkonjqos) Please only register as one person if you are sharing a design (couples). Space is limited but the course and workshop opportunities will be recorded and repeated through the summer.

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  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Thursday, April 8   6:00PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration will begin on March 8th

    register here
  • Localscapes Irrigation Worksop

    Saturday, April 24   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    Spring is here, plants are greening up and it’s time to make sure your sprinkler system is working properly. Whether you are just putting in a new yard on a new home or dealing with an existing yard and sprinkler system you didn’t install, this class will cover the irrigation basics needed to be efficient with your water and handle the issues you may face with your irrigation system. We will cover all the parts and pieces of sprinkler systems and how a sprinkler system should be set up and how it should be operated for healthy, attractive landscapes. Webinar taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District

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  • Localscapes University

    Saturday, May 1   9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

    If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

    Introduction to Localscapes

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on April 1st

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Thursday, May 6   6:00PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on April 6th

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Wednesday, May 12   6:30PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on best practices to take this hard to work with space and create something beautiful while saving water through appropriate irrigation, plant selection, and planned maintenance. Registration available March 31st. Webinar taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District.

    register here
  • Localscapes University

    Saturday, May 22   9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You’ve decided to Localscape! This course taught by staff from Weber Basin Water Conservancy District will teach you how to apply the principles correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. This class covers the five steps in detail. Within the 5 steps, you will learn landscape layout, irrigation basics, planting, and maintenance. The instruction will take 2 hours, followed by questions.

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  • Localscapes University

    Thursday, June 3   6:00PM - 8:00PM

    Registration Required

    Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

    If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

    Introduction to Localscapes

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on May 3rd

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Saturday, June 12   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on May 12th

    register here
  • Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    Thursday, July 8   6:00PM - 7:30PM

    Registration Required

    This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

    This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

    Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

    A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

    Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

    Registration begins on June 8th

    register here