Expressing Ecological Ethos on a Traditional Corporate Campus

Start Date
07/19/2018
End Date
07/19/2018
Description
Tour Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 13.5 acre landscape which has undergone a transformation over the last 4 years from a traditional corporate campus to one that embraces and reflects the regional vernacular in a multi-functional landscape. The site now manages approximately 70% of the site’s impervious surfaces through integrating voluntary stormwater features which also provide habitat for a wide variety of wildlife species while creating a more welcoming, engaging environment for employees. Learn what has motivated this world-wide business to embrace this new landscape style and how to integrate ecosystem services into both traditional and forward thinking landscapes.
Location
Eugene, OR
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Business motivations and employee impacts of re-focusing landscaping goals.
2) Relationship between human and natural systems such as resource conservation, habitat restoration and creation, and urban ecology
3) Stormwater management integration into the larger landscape
Instructors
Sarah Whitney, Urban Waters & Wildlife Program Manager, RLA 0853, Long Tom Watershed Council
Website Registration
Course Codes
2018-9
Provider
ASLA Oregon Chapter


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