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

OrganizationQualified Rater(s)Contact PhoneWebsite
Monterey Bay Master Gardeners831-763-8007www.mbmg.org
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (customers only) Stevie Kister831-658-5601www.mpwmd.net
City of Santa Cruz Water Department (customers only)Conservation Staff831-420-5230www.cityofsantacruz.com
Monterey Regional Stormwater Management ProgramJeff Condit831-645-4621www.montereysea.org
Resource Conservation District of Santa CruzAngie Gruys831-464-2950www.rcdsantacruz.org
Monterey Regional Waste Management DistrictKimberle Herring831-384-5313www.mrwmd.org
Santa Rita Creek Watershed Group (Salinas)Robin Lee831-443-9242www.santaritacreekwatershedgroup.org
City of Watsonville - Public Works (customers only)Michael Johnson831-325-3376www.cityofwatsonville.org
Marina Coast Water District (customers only)Paul Lord, Laura Manson831-384-6131www.mcwd.org
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency (customers only)Marcus Mendiola(831) 207-0536www.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) 475-8500www.soquelcreekwater.org

 

Qualified Raters for Hire in Monterey County

Qualifed RaterPhone NumberWebsite
Carol Nickbarg(831) 915-0393
Dan Finklea(925) 285-7004
Dinah Irino(831) 663-3652www.floravista.biz
Jesus Rodriguez(831) 578-6430
Mario Callau(831) 625-0900www.incalandscape.com
Monique Deaner(831) 235-6273
Oona Johnsen Landscape Architecture(831) 915-6838www.ojlandscapearchitecture.com
Peigi Duvall(650) 704-3926www.indigdesign.com
Ramie Allard(831) 238-3774www.bluedoorgardendesign.com

Qualified Raters for Hire in Santa Cruz County

Qualified RaterContact PhoneWebsite
Dakota Bertsch(831) 291-5253 DBLAdesign.com 
John Balawejder(831) 818-1780www.jbalalandscapedesign.com
Golden Love831-471-9100lovesgardens.com
Rose Bruno(831) 277-1544www.terrabellalandscaping.com
Jennifer Colfer(831) 462-4988www.arnonelandscape.com
Nicole Douglas(831) 359-3773 www.douglaslandscapedesign.com
Andy Moskowitz(510) 599-6850
Barbara Olsen(831) 419-8058www.barbaraolsengardendesign.com
Dinah Irino(831) 663-3652www.floravista.biz
Edgar Bello(831) 539-9903
Jose Juan Castillo Avila(831) 431-3620
John David, Tom Coxe(831) 476-5999www.primelandscape.com
Paula Fisler(831) 869-1700
Ken Foster, Rupert Poole, Jillian Steinberger(831) 425-3514www.terranovalandscaping.com
Michael Friedman, Ellen Uhler, Sheere Willis(831) 459-0656www.ecologicalconcerns.com
Joann Godoy(831) 247-7812
Nicky Hughes, Kari Olsen(831) 358-9291www.goldrushnursery.com
Sarah Mansergh(831) 818-9253santacruz.surfrider.org
Lisa McAndrews(831) 227-0400
Sheryl McEwan(831) 212-5861www.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