Over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. How can we harness ecology to address injustice and climate change, while ensuring prosperity in our communities?

In Episode 1 of this three-part series, Senior Landscape Ecological Planner/Designer, Jennifer Dowdell, ASLA, and senior Landscape Architect and Urban Planner, Aiman Duckworth, introduce an iterative urban planning approach grounded in socio-ecological principles.

In Episodes 2 and 3, Jennifer and Aiman will delve into the details of the process, from engagement and analysis to the development of a planning framework that provides foundations for resilience, conservation, economic and community revitalization, and environmental justice.

If this topic intrigues you, be sure to register for Episode 2 and Episode 3.

 

Further Reading

Get to know Senior Restoration Ecologist, Rachel Spadafore
Get to know Julia Richter, Water Resources Engineer
Get to know Restoration Landscape Architect, Sarai Carter
Get to know Water Resources Engineer, Ellie Month
Get to know Jensen Hufnagel, Operations Assistant

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