Find a Qualified Rater

Monterey Bay Friendly Qualified Raters are ecological landscaping professionals who are available for hire to design and/or construct your new landscape project to Monterey Bay Friendly Landscaping standards. A Qualified Rater can help you convert your landscape into a beautiful, water-conserving garden.

If you think your garden already meets Monterey Bay Friendly Landscape standards and you would like a recognition sign and discount incentive card, Master Gardeners and other qualified raters from public agencies will visit your garden to conduct a site assessment for FREE  to certify your Monterey Bay Friendly Landscape!

Qualified Raters Offering Free Site Assessments

Organization Qualified Rater(s) Contact Phone Website
Monterey Bay Master Gardeners Kathleen Baker, Kathleen Dorsey, Dean Dubbe, Mary Edmund, Jan Fedor, JoAnn Godoy, Anne Gosch, Kathleen Houton, Gay O’Connor, Andy Payne, Mandy Salm, Betsy Shea, Susan Uydess 831-763-8007 www.mbmg.org
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (customers only) Michael Boles, Stevie Kister 831-658-5601 www.mpwmd.net
City of Santa Cruz Water Department (customers only) Conservation Staff 831-420-5230 www.cityofsantacruz.org
Monterey Regional Stormwater Management Program Jeff Condit 831-645-4621 www.montereysea.org
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz Angie Gruys 831-464-2950 www.rcdsantacruz.org
Monterey Regional Waste Management District Kimberle Herring 831-384-5313 www.mrwmd.org
Santa Rita Creek Watershed Group (Salinas) Robin Lee 831-443-9242 www.santaritacreekwatershedgroup.org
City of Watsonville - Public Works (customers only) Nancy Lockwood, Michael Johnson 831-768-3103 www.cityofwatsonville.org/publicworks
Marina Coast Water District (customers only) Paul Lord, Laura Manson 831-384-6131 www.mcwd.org
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency (customers only) Marcus Mendiola (831) 207-0536 www.pvwma.dst.ca.us
Scotts Valley Water District (customers only) LeAnne Ravinale (831) 600-1907  www.svwd.org
Soquel Creek Water District (customers only)  Conservation Staff (831) 475-8500 www.soquelcreekwater.org

 

Qualified Raters for Hire in Monterey County

Qualifed Rater Phone Number Website
Carol Nickbarg (831) 915-0393
Dan Finklea (925) 285-7004
Dinah Irino (831) 663-3652 www.floravista.biz
Jesus Rodriguez (831) 578-6430
Mario Callau (831) 625-0900 www.incalandscape.com
 Marjorie Clements (714) 474-7705
Monique Deaner (831) 235-6273
Oona Johnsen Landscape Architecture (831) 915-6838 www.oj-la.com
Peigi Duvall (650) 704-3926 www.indigdesign.com
Ramie Allard (831) 238-3774 www.bluedoorgardendesign.com
Rocky Francisco (831) 229-8836

Qualified Raters for Hire in Santa Cruz County

Qualified Rater Contact Phone Website
John Balawejder (831) 818-1780 www.jbalalandscapedesign.com
Dakota Bertsch Landscape Architecture  (831) 291-5253  dbladesign.com
Rose Bruno (831) 277-1544 www.terrabellastudio.com
Jennifer Colfer (831) 462-4988 www.arnonelandscape.com
Nicole Douglas (831) 359-3773  www.douglaslandscapedesign.com
Golden Love (831) 471-9100 http://lovesgardens.com/
Andy Moskowitz (510) 599-6850
Barbara Olsen (831) 419-8058 www.barbaraolsengardendesign.com
Dinah Irino (831) 663-3652 www.floravista.biz
Ursula Ehrhart (831) 325-3998
Edgar Bello (831) 539-9903
Jose Juan Castillo Avila (831) 431-3620
John David, Tom Coxe (831) 476-5999 www.primelandscape.com
Paula Fisler (831) 869-1700
Ken Foster, Rupert Poole, Jillian Steinberger (831) 425-3514 www.terranovalandscaping.com
Michael Friedman, Ellen Uhler, Sheere Willis (831) 459-0656 www.ecologicalconcerns.com
Joann Godoy (831) 247-7812
Nicky Hughes, Kari Olsen (831) 358-9291 www.goldrushnursery.com
Lore James (831) 234-6906 www.queenofspadesdesign.com
Sarah Mansergh (831) 818-9253 www.santacruz.surfrider.org
Lisa McAndrews (831) 227-0400
Sheryl McEwan (831) 212-5861 www.thegardenfaire.org
Victor Menera Riegos (831) 539-6911
Thomas Myers (831) 334-7040
Lisa Rulison (831) 475-5314
Rocky Shiraishi (831) 424-4945
Jessica Wright (408) 859-1903