CSP3146 - Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach

Course CodeCSP3146
Course TitleStrategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach
DescriptionTUITION FEES: The Cost To Learner displayed in the Course Details is an approximate amount. Please refer to the 'Class Cost to Learner' displayed in the Class Details for the specific class session you wish to attend. NCTC Standard Tuition fees are scheduled to change beginning October 1, 2012. Additional information is available at the NCTC website.

Note: Tuition is not applicable to FWS, BLM and NPS employees

Green Infrastructure represents an interconnected network of natural areas and working landscapes that support native species, maintain ecological processes, sustain air and water resources, and contribute to the health and quality of life for citizens. Through lecture, case studies, and class exercises, this course will introduce participants to the concepts and values of green infrastructure; to innovative tools and techniques for planning, designing, and implementing green infrastructure networks; and to successful approaches for integrating green infrastructure into local, regional, state and national land use plans, policies, practices, land protection strategies, watershed planning, and community decisions.
Objectives:
Describe green infrastructure concepts and principles and explain its ecological and social benefits;
Discuss techniques for planning and designing green infrastructure networks at the statewide, regional, and local levels;
Describe options for financing and implementing green infrastructure plans; and
Compare and contrast successful approaches for integrating green infrastructure into conservation planning and land protection.
Target Audience:
Individuals at the local, state, and national level that are engaged in conservation planning, land protection, and management; individuals or organizations who influence decisions regarding the use of land; and stakeholders in all land use decisions.
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Instructional Hours36
Credits/CEUs1.0
Primary ContactBRENDA HOOPER; Phone: (304) 876-7449; Email: brenda_hooper@fws.gov;
Secondary ContactFRANK MUTH; Phone: 304.876.7471; Email: frank_muth@fws.gov;
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Schedule:  CSP3146 - Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach