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Green Infrastructure 2: Best Practicesfor Site Assessment

Format On Demand: Online
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Price $38.95
Category Sustainable sites

This interactive online course is the second in the series and gives you the information and action items for assessing sites andidentifying opportunities to implement best management practices (BMPs) in green planning, design and construction. Topics cover ed are: soil testing; hydrologic and hydraulic analysis; vegetation assessment, preservation, and transplantation; and invasive s pecies evaluation


  • Assess sites and determine opportunities for implementing high performance best management practices (BMP) in the planning, design and construction of right of way projects
  • Identify appropriate soil tests corresponding to BMP strategies during the preliminary design investigation
  • Analyze hydrologic and hydraulic data of the site's existing and proposed conditions to determine stormwater management needs and high performance opportunities
  • Label existing vegetation and develop a plan for protecting existing plant material to preserve habitat, minimize site disturbance, and reduce capital costs for reinstallation of new plants
  • List opportunities for transplanting existing planting material when necessary
  • Explain a plan to eliminate invasive species to minimize long-term maintenance costs and protect preferred planting material
  • Use the material to develop your own checklists to improve existing policies and procedure
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0