MON-D01: Green Highways: Solving Water Quality Crises across the Country

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Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
Our nation’s waters are threatened with increasing development and stormwater runoff. Landscape architects from across the country are using green infrastructure to help protect and improve water quality, whether it be pollution prevention, aquifer protection, or flood mitigation.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Explore the threats to water quality from a national perspective by focusing on unique issues from three regions: Chesapeake Bay, the Great Lakes, and the Arizona Desert.
Understand the opportunities and constraints caused by the regulatory environment and the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
Become familiar with the watershed planning process to optimize best practices and track pollution reduction credits.
Learn about the challenges within the transportation community and in different regions to integrate green infrastructure within a constrained right of way.
Instructors
Allysha Lorber, Hannah Higgins, Wayne Colebank
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Course Codes
Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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