Behind the Scenes of Wetland Restoration: Critical Roles for Landscape Architects

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/01/2019
Description
Wetlands are critically important-offering solutions to climate change, community resilience, and ecosystem maintenance. Yet restoration projects covering thousands of acres have had mixed success. This session brings you into recent discussions between scientists and practitioners on how to define landscape architects' critical role in improving wetland restoration performance.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1) Learn what experts know about wetland-restoration failures and the need to rethink how things are done. 2) Define success objectively to help streamline the process and provide measurable performance metrics. 3) Gain insight into key ecological and design elements for creating realistic and achievable goals, from permitting through performance monitoring. 4) Adapt design methods to create natural systems while recognizing the primary role of ecologists to identify and evaluate standards.
Instructors
Lisa Cowan, Marla Stelk, Allegra Bukojemsky
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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