SAT-B06: Native to Spontaneous Flora: Developing Successful Plant Communities

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
02/02/2018
End Date
02/01/2020
Description
Landscape architects are working on increasingly complex sites with layered site histories and foundations. This session explores designed plant communities from eco-modeling of native communities to embracing spontaneous species. Recent works by Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, P. Clifford Miller Landscape Artistry, and Stephen Stimson Associates will be examined.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Learn from a site’s story to understand how natural and cultural histories impact their developments.
Examine the value of native to spontaneous plant communities to address complex site conditions.
Review the challenges of plant establishment on virgin sites to green roofs.
Explore the challenges of maintenance and long term resilience of designed plant communities.
Instructors
Joseph Wahler, ASLA, Stephen Stimson Associates; P. Clifford Miller, ASLA, P.Clifford Miller Landscape Artistry; Simon Prunty, ASLA, Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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