Click here for the 2017 ACLP II Schedule and workshop details.

1. Irrigation Tech II  Click here for Study Materials
a.      Conceptualize irrigation designs while identifying flaws in the system
b.      Locate faulty electrical components using various troubleshooting meters
c.      Demonstrate irrigation hydraulic concepts and identification of hydraulic problems
         within an irrigation system
d.      Work in small groups to troubleshoot challenging irrigation issues
e.      Discuss making recommendations to clients on irrigation enhancements to improve

2. Plant ID II  Click here for Study Materials
a.      Identify trees, shrubs, accents commonly used in the Desert Southwest
b.      Study growth habits, characteristics and uses of these plants
c.      Review botanical definitions pertaining to plant anatomy
d.      Identify and classify weed species common to landscaped areas
e.      Discuss taxonomy and how plants are named and classified
*It is recommended for all students to have taken the Plant ID I class or time spent studying class material. Plants in level 1 class will be included on Plant ID II exam.

3. Plant Diseases, Disorders and Pests Click here for Study Materials
a.      Identify plant diseases, how the organism impacts the host and options for management
b.      Compare abiotic plant disorders seen in our landscape and how to prevent plant stress
c.      Demonstrate how to perform field testing for different disorders
d.      Recognize pests impacting area plants and IPM treatment options
e.      Discuss weed management strategies

4. Tree Health Care  Click here for Study Materials
a.      Study nutrition and pest management application techniques
b.      Discuss tree anatomy and physiology
c.      Review size regulation (PGRs and pruning) options
d.      Demonstrate how to improve growing conditions for trees
e.      Explain how to perform tree risk assessments
f.       Describe the implementation of a construction protection program

Additional topics to be offered in 2018:

5. Design Lite

6. Soil Science & Plant Nutrition

7. Water Management

8. Advanced Turfgrass Management