Sustainable Landscape & Design Theory

Registration Eligibility
Pre-registration required.
Start Date
10/02/2018
End Date
10/30/2018
Description
Discuss the contemporary theory of sustainable landscape design while learning alternative landscaping methods to alleviate environmental pressures caused by invasive species, stormwater runoff, and habitat destruction. Study the landscape to recognize potential problems and identify solutions that will reduce the environmental impact and conserve biodiversity.
Location
Kennett Square, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
10.0
Learning Outcomes
Recognize potential problems and identify solutions that will reduce the environmental impact and conserve biodiversity.

Design a rain garden on a base plan (provided) that meets all the sustainable landscape requirements discussed in class.

Learn how to adapt sustainable practices to a variety of landscapes.

Understand invasive plantings and the problems they can create.
Instructors
Dr. Susan Barton
Website Registration
Course Codes
Longwood Gardens
Provider
Longwood Gardens Continuing Education


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