Introduction to Rain Gardens (RV-10281)

Start Date
09/15/2016
End Date
09/14/2018
Description
Rain gardens have become very popular, with good reason. You can create landscapes that add beauty, wildlife habitat, and interest to an area – while helping manage storm water more sustainably. You can use them to meet LID (Low Impact Development) requirements.

This interactive online course will teach you how to significantly reduce the impacts of development and also aid in improving storm water quality.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
•Describe what a rain garden is and why it should be installed
•Explain how urbanization has changed the hydrologic cycle
•Define the importance of proper location
•Identify the role that soils play in proper selection
•Discuss how size and depth are determined for a rain garden
•Indicate where rain gardens should not be installed and why
Instructors
Mark Peterson
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-10281
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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