Course DescriptionThrough online lectures, guest speakers, interactive modules, virtual site tours, and independent activities, students will gain core knowledge about green/natural infrastructure practices such as street tree planting, green roofs, rainwater harvesting, bioswales, and bioretention plantings. Topics to be covered include: ecosystem services (including social and economic); triple-bottom-line cost benefit-analysis and natural assets infrastructure valuation; the evolution of urban stormwater management leading to nature-based solutions; and Indigenous engagement and conservation efforts that tie to this work.
NotesThis course will require you to be online for live lectures every week at the scheduled time. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
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