Urban Biodiversity: Policy to Action

ARCH 725

First in a series of three lectures on Urban Biodiversity within the context of the new Los Angeles Biodiversity Index.

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What you can learn.

  • Delve deep into the 2020 LA Biodiversity Index
  • Understand the relationship between cities and nature
  • Learn how urban biodiversity enables stewardship and sustainability in city planning and landscape architecture

About this course:

This one hour presentation and discussion is an overview of the 2020 LA Biodiversity Index, Ecotopes stewardship framework, and implementation Case Studies in Los Angeles and Singapore. How the concept of urban biodiversity is causing us to rethink relationships between cities and nature, and the potential for stewardship and sustainability.  Speakers include Isaac Brown, D. Env., Senior Scientist at Stillwater Sciences, Michelle Barton LASAN and Stephanie Landregan, FASLA, UCLA Extension

This lecture is the first in a three-part lecture series on urban biodiversity.  We invite you to join us for all three lectures.

Lecture #1 | March 15, 2021
Enroll Below  > Urban Biodiversity: Policy to Action

Lecture #2 | March 24, 2021
Urban Biodiversity: Leading Edge Sustainable Land Development and Landscape Design Projects

Lecture #3 | March 31, 2021
Urban Biodiversity: Resilience & Enrichment through Connections with Nature

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