Stormwater Presentation / Panel Discussion

Start Date
07/27/2018
End Date
07/27/2018
Description
A Panel Discussion about one of the most polarizing topics impacting the water quality of South Florida. This 2-part panel discussion will engage with the audience of landscape architects and promote a conversation regarding water quality issues and restoration following un-deniable impacts resulting from a rainy 2017 and coupled with rains from Hurricane Irma. A panel of experts composed of landscape architects, natural resources and stormwater quality experts will engage with the Landscape Architecture Community regarding stormwater at the regional level and the impacts to our local environment and ecosystem. Part two of this discussion will explore key strategies that landscape architects can incorporate stormwater design in to site specific projects and change the conversation through creative design solutions. The conversation will conclude with a 20 minute Q&A for the panel of experts.
Location
Bonita Springs, FL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
Exploration of the South Florida regional stormwater challenges; Discussion of the influences that releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and Everglades are impacting the South Florida Environment; Discussion of how regional stormwater systems impact the local communities and waterways of South West Florida; Identifying Impacts of large scale land development; Changing the Conversation: Identifying strategies and tactics that landscape architects can employ when designing for stormwater at a local/ site specific level
Instructors
Peggy Carr
Website Registration
Course Codes
Course # 0011046
Provider
FL|ASLA


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