Promoting Pollinators through Landscape Architecture: Six Strategies

Registration Eligibility
Open to ASLA Members who attend the INASLA Annual Meeting
Start Date
09/14/2018
End Date
09/14/2018
Description
Pollinators contribute to an estimated 1/3 of global food production providing a vital ecosystem service. With the decline of pollinator species largely attributed to landscape-related issues, this education session explores how landscape architects can benefit local pollinators and enhance habitat at multiple scales.

Speaker Bio
Anthony Fettes, ASLA
Senior Associate / Ecologist and Landscape Architect, Sasaki
Anthony is a landscape architect and ecologist with over fourteen years of combined experience in ecological restoration, natural resource inventory, and regenerative design. Since joining Sasaki in 2011, Anthony has been involved with over 100 design and master planning projects globally, employing a systems-based approach to transform the places we inhabit. In addition to his contribution to numerous local, national, and international award-winning projects, Anthony frequently collaborates with design teams, consultants, and clients exploring the potential for site-scale interventions which have a positive social and ecological impact.
As a thought leader at Sasaki, Anthony is actively involved in knowledge-sharing, regularly presenting at conferences and universities, in addition to serving as adjunct faculty at Rhode Island School of Design and Boston Architectural College.
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Current trends and major threats relating to pollinator populations and habitat.
2. Key resources and considerations regarding habitat preservation for all pollinators.
3. How landscape architects can contribute to the creation and preservation of pollinator habitat.
4. Strategies for implementing pollinator habitat at various scales: from window boxes to multi-state initiatives.
5. Lessons learned by conservation biologists and landscape architects in practice.
Instructors
Anthony Fettes, ASLA
Website Registration
Course Codes
ASLA-IN-18052
Provider
Indiana Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects


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