NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCP) The Accredited Organic Land Care Professional credential is earned through successful completion of NOFA’s accreditation course, demonstrating advanced training and knowledge in the importance of using standards-based organic landscaping services. AOLCPs are committed to upholding the NOFA’s standards for proper land care practices and organic land management. Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) The Association of Professional Landscape Designers is dedicated to advancing the profession of landscape design and promoting the recognition of landscape designers as qualified and dedicated professionals. APLD encourages all members to adhere to a code of professional standards, to actively participate in continuing education, and to be current with state-of-the-art developments and trends throughout the field. Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Founded in 1991, the Ecological Landscape Alliance is a nonprofit, member-based organization made up of professionals, businesses, and proactive community members who believe in using landscape practices that are environmentally safe and beneficial. ELA advocates for environmentally-responsible stewardship of land and natural resources in landscaping and horticultural practices of both professionals and the public. Through education, collaboration, and networking, ELA promotes the design, installation, and maintenance of landscapes that are guided by a knowledge of and respect for natural ecosystems. Bedford 2020 Healthy Yards Program Community engagement, education, and the creation of grassroots support for climate change projects have been the focus of Bedford 2020 since its creation in 2010. This organization works to make a difference through various community programs, including the Healthy Yards program. The commitment of Healthy Yards is to help people change from harmful yard practices, which produce greenhouse gases and endanger wildlife, to healthy yard practices that do exactly the opposite. Rye Healthy Yards Program (RHYP) The Rye Healthy Yard Program seeks to promote awareness about the health and environmental benefits of using natural landscaping practices in our community, and encourages the transformation of local yards into natural, open spaces that are healthy for all. Best of Houzz Service for 2017 & Every year, Houzz honors the landscape professionals whose work is the most highly-rated on Houzz with the prestigious Best of Houzz award. Green Jay Landscape Design is proud to have received this honor for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018. New York Botanical Garden Landscape Design Certificate Green Jay Landscape Design is proud to have upgraded our professional knowledge through completion of the New York Botanical Garden’s prestigious Landscape Design Certificate Program, which provides participants with countless skills to prepare them for creative careers as landscape designers. Licensed by the NY State Department of Education, this program is recognized as both high quality and career oriented. National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the trade association for the landscape industry, representing the voice of more than 100,000 landscape professionals. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping. Connecticut Association for Wetland Scientists (CAWS) Connecticut Association for Wetland Scientists was established in 1997 to promote the profession and understanding of wetland science in Connecticut and to support public interest in order to advance the best interests of the industry and those involved. American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association is a membership-based organization that works to provide resources and information on rainwater and stormwater collection to promote the advancement of rainwater conservation and to work with government at all levels in promoting rainwater and stormwater management. Dun & Bradstreet For nearly two centuries, Dun & Bradstreet has helped customers and partners accelerate growth and improve performance through the power of data and analytics. Better Business Bureau BBB maintains Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and rates them based on complaint histories, responsiveness to customers, licensing, legal and government action, and other factors. Only Accredited Businesses that meet the BBB Code of Business Practices are permitted to display the BBB logo in their marketing and place of business. Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC) Founded in 1965, FCWC envisions a county in which an environmental ethic defines and shapes all public and private decisions. Their mission is to provide leadership that educates about environmental issues, advocates sound decision making, and unifies groups and individuals to protect and preserve Westchester’s environment and address climate change. Environmental Irrigation Systems, Partner Contractor Environmental Irrigation Systems is a full-service automatic underground sprinkler systems company specializing in design, installation, and service for New York and surrounding areas. Environmental Irrigation Systems has been a recognized name in the irrigation systems and automatic underground sprinkler systems industry for over 20 years, and Green Jay Landscape Design is proud to be affiliated with them as a Partner Contractor. Audubon Bird-Friendly Yards The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.