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Earn a Colorado Flora Certificate

You can earn a Colorado Flora Certificate by taking three Native Plant Master courses and there is no volunteer requirement. This is a great option for those who would like to receive a certificate but who do not want to become a Native Plant Master volunteer.

Why get a CO Flora certificate?

  • Be recognized for your advanced knowledge;
  • Add your certification to your resume;
  • Deepen your knowledge of Colorado flora.

How do I get a CO Flora Certificate? You automatically enter this program by taking one Native Plant Master course. To receive the certificate, you must pass the open book exam for three NPM courses with a grade of C or better.

Can I take NPM special classes? Candidates for the CO Flora Certificate are encouraged to take NPM special classes to expand their knowledge; however, only NPM courses count toward the CO Flora Certificate.

Where do I register for NPM courses and special classes? Please check back here beginning in 2022!

What if I do want to volunteer? If you enjoy educating others, consider volunteering and becoming a Certified Native Plant Master.


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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.