SUN-B06: Native Meadows and Grasslands: From Vision to Reality

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
Native meadow and grassland restorations are increasingly popular yet often misunderstood, with failures frequently resulting from inadequate planning. Using case studies from projects throughout the U.S., this session explores exciting new economic, environmental, and social applications for these dynamic landscapes and ways to design, install, and manage them successfully.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Become familiar with how local geology, soils, flora, fauna, hydrology, climate, and cultural factors have shaped North American grassland systems.
Gain insight into how native meadow/grassland restoration is being used to develop new paradigms in agriculture, ecological restoration, and sustainable community development.
Learn how to design and specify a native meadow/grassland using seed and live plants.
Understand how to manage and guide native meadows/grasslands at all stages of their evolution.
Instructors
James Patchett, FASLA, LEED AP, Conservation Design Forum; Larry Weaner, Affil. ASLA, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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