A qualified rater is an ecological landscaping professional who can determine if your landscape meets Monterey Bay Friendly Landscaping standards. If you are just beginning a landscape project, a qualified rater can advise you on options to maximize water conservation and manage stormwater with green infrastructure in your new or renovated landscape.
Qualified raters that are Master Gardeners or staff members of public agencies offer free Monterey Bay Friendly Landscaping site assessments. Many qualified raters are available for hire to provide site assessments and consulting for public, commercial, and residential landscape projects.
Find a qualified rater to certify your Monterey Bay Friendly Landscape!