FRI-D09: Leading the Charge for Change: The Landscape Architect’s Role in Climate Change

Registration Eligibility
ASLA online learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
02/10/2018
End Date
02/10/2020
Description
As humanity becomes increasingly aware of the reality of climate change, now is the time for landscape architects to unite, harness our unique expertise, and lead the charge for change. To make this contribution, we must state our position, ally with stakeholders, and begin implementing strategies that combat this challenge.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Understand the importance of the landscape architect’s role in addressing climate change.
Gain insight on implementable climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies through case studies and research.
Learn how the profession is responding to climate change.
Explore how to set metrics for tracking climate-positive impacts on projects and practices.
Instructors
Martha Schwartz; Pamela Conrad
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Course Codes
Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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