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Thoughts on Ecological Landscape Design at Gaia College, BC Canada

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I was wondering if anybody had attended Gaia College, for their online ecological landscape design, or there diploma program.
Thoughts about the program?
Compared to a community college that offers a landscape design certificate, is it worth it to attend Gaia College, to receive the diploma?
Or If any one knows of a good ecological landscape design program in CA, would prefer a hands on approach.

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Not sure the details of the program these days, but I know Santa Cruz has an awesome farm school. Also both Calpolys do pretty good at design, farming, and ecology.
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The Santa Cruz Permaculture PDC might be of interest to you:http://santacruzpermaculture.com/education/permaculture-design-course/

It's fairly hands-on with its design projects that work with real clients in the region. The course instructor, David Shaw, knows a lot of folks in the permaculture community, so your network of permies quickly expands by participating in the course. You could also connect with the Santa Cruz Permaculture Guild and see if anyone there has done the Gaia University program or knows of other programs: https://www.facebook.com/groups/santacruzpermacultureguild/
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Bumping this thread because I'm also interested. It looks like their courses also have been pre-approved to transfer credits to a few other programs.
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