College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Green Roofs and Urban Sustainability

 

Seminar in Plant Science: Green Roofs and Urban Sustainability

PLSC 425 SPRING 2017

Tuesday, 11:00 am-12:15 pm

1130 Plant Sciences

 

1/31 Dr. Steven Cohan, Professor of Practice, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

“Sustainability Concepts

 

2/7Jeff Gilbert, President, Azimuth Solar Training LLC

“Solar Energy, a Look at the Latest Technologies, Policies and Trends”

 

2/14Rebecca Stack, Principal, Design Green LLC

DC Stormwater Standards Retrofits, Regulations and Retention Credits…DC Case Studies”

 

2/21Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor, UMD PSLA

Perception vs. Reality: Quantifying Urban Ecosystem Services”

 

2/28Greg Long, President Capitol Green Roofs

“Innovative Developments in Green Roof Designs”

 

3/7 Ed Snodgrass, President, Emory Knolls Farm

“China’s Developing Green Roof Industry”

 

3/14Dr. Lea Johnson, Assistant Professor, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Dr. Katie Tully, Assistant Professor, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

“Urban Ecology, and Agroecology”

 

3/21 Spring Break

 

3/28Jeff-Prost-Greene President, Up Top Acres

Urban Rooftop Farming”

 

4/4Dr. Peter May, Senior Environmental Scientist Biohabitats

“New Ecosystem Creation and Restoration, Beyond Water Quality to Multifunctionality

 

4/11Dylan Reilly, MLA Student

Mitigating Seal Level Rise, Solutions Big and Small”

 

4/18Darren DeSteffano, Horticulturist, U.S. General Services Administration

Infinite Variety: Application of Grimes Triangle on a Rooftop

 

4/25Brad Garner, Operations Director,Furbish Company

“Living Walls”

 

5/2 Dr. Allen Davis, Professor, Environmental Engineering

Bioretention Systems

 

5/9ScottLupin, Director, Campus Office of Sustainability

“Campus Sustainability-Moving up to a National Leader


 

   
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