Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development (on-demand)
|Offered by||Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)|
Presented by Mark Hostetler, PhD, Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida, this continuing education course is a four-module webinar series developed by the Program for Resource Efficient Communities at the University of Florida. The course is devoted to defining, recognizing, restoring, and managing residential communities for biodiversity within the urban and rural matrix. The course is relevant to county and city planners, landscape architects, architects, civil engineers, environmental consultants, developers, private landowners, and interested citizens.
Describe what biodiversity is and threats to it
Describe what makes functional habitat for plants and animals
Identify relevant procedures in the three major phases of development (Design, construction, and post-construction)
Prioritize design and management practices for the three major phases of development