SUN-B02: Public Health, Water, and Environmental Justice: A Case for School Landscapes

Start Date
10/21/2018
End Date
10/21/2018
Description
A multidisciplinary panel will share strategies to address climate change, aging infrastructures, and maintenance for the country’s second-largest school district and Los Angeles’s largest landowner. Their work and case studies reconsider school landscapes in terms of educational enrichment, ecological services, and public health at the regional scale.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Campus Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. 1. Examine strategies for engaging public agencies on retrofitting and adapting their landscapes. 2. 2. Learn about the research on how green school yards benefit mental health, and student performance and outcomes. 3. 3. Examine the role of economics and how landscape benefits are represented and measured. 4. 4. Hear strategies for overcoming perceived and real barriers for public agencies to address climate change and public health with landscape.
Instructors
Katherine Harvey, ASLA; Claire Latané, ASLA, SITES AP; Bevin Ashenmiller; Eileen Alduenda, ASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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