Trees as Green Infrastructure

Start Date
01/02/2018
End Date
12/31/2018
Description
The "Trees as Green Infrastructure" course is a continuing education course designed to offer landscape architects and related professionals a better understanding of what is entailed when using trees as green infrastructure in urban areas. It reviews design techniques and uses regional and international case studies to help explain how such designs are currently functioning.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Understand the details of using urban trees to manage stormwater runoff.
2) Learn about why trees are the most sustainable green infrastructure asset and provide the most benefits, with regional and international case study reviews.
3) Review design techniques and what it takes to implement successful urban trees for green infrastructure into landscape designs.
Instructors
Jeremy Bailey, Matthew Werle, Shane Carpani, Craig Melvin
Website Registration
Course Codes
GBUTreesGreen
Provider
GreenBlue Urban


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