College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Green Roofs and Urban Sustainability 2011 Seminars


Dr. Steven Cohan

Tuesday, 11:00 am-12:15 pm
1130 Plant Sciences

1/25 Dr. Steven Cohan, Professor of Practice, UM PSLA, Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor, UM PSLA
"Growing Sustainability with Urban Landscapes".

2/1 Sean McGuire, Dir. Sustainability Polices, MD DNR
"Sustainable Policies in DNR and MD"

2/8 UMD Study Abroad Students
"New Zealand Environmental Sustainability"
Maori Culture, Alternative Energy, Storm water Management, Biodiversity Conservation

2/15 Jenny Malloy, Aquatic Biologist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
"Managing Storm Water with Green Infrastructure"

2/22 Charlie Miller, President, Roofscapes, Inc.
"Designing for the Long Term"

3/1 Rick Truitt, Partner, Sr. Estimator, Mehr Pastakia, Ben Eiben, Horticulturists, Furbish co
"Green Roof Construction and Maintenance Challenges"

3/8 Dr, John Lea-Cox, Professor, PSLA, UM
"Monitoring Green Roofs to Address LEED Deficiencies"

3/15 Olyssa Starry, Graduate Student, UM
"Modeling Green Roof Storm Water Management"

3/22 Spring Break

3/29 Dr. Andrew Ristvey, Asst. Professor, UM, PSLA
"Alternatives to Green Roof Substrates"

4/5 Ed Snodgrass, President, Emory Knoll Farms
"Plant Selection for Extensive Roofs"

4/12 Jeff Gilbert, President, Azimuth Solar Training LLC
"Solar Energy......What Is It? How Can it Work for You?"

4/19 Allen P. Davis, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UM
"Creating Green Stormwater with Bioretention: Engineering, not Black Boxes"

4/26 Dawn Rittenhouse, Director, Sustainable Development, DuPont Co.
"Sustainable Growth through Sustainable Solutions"

5/3 Scott Lupin, Director, Campus Office of Sustainability
"Campus Sustainability - Moving up to a National Leader"

5/10 Dr. Brad Bass, Environmental Center at the University of Toronto
"Embodied Energy with Green Roofs" How Green are Green Roofs?

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