Incorporating Climate Change into Landscape Architectural Projects in Florida
Join us, December 9th, for an overview of the latest climate science, climate-wise landscape strategies, and projects relevant to landscape architects in Florida. It will also include a summary of current resources and research being produced by University of Florida faculty and others to assist with landscape-based adaptation to sea level rise, temperature, precipitation, salinity, and other changes as a result of climate change.
This course is will provide 1 Continuing Education Credit.
Florida DBPR Course Number: 11036
**If you would like CE credit, please be sure to enter your LA Number in your registration.
ASLA Florida Members: $20 | Non-Members: $30
Meet The Speakers:
Michael Volk, Landscape Architect
Volk Design Consultants, LLC
Michael Volk is a Florida registered Landscape Architect, partner at Volk Design Consultants, LLC, and Research Assistant Professor in the University of Florida Center for Landscape Conservation Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture. He has a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida and a degree in Architecture from the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Michael’s work with the Center for Landscape Conservation Planning (http://conservation.dcp.ufl.edu/) includes applied research with conservation partners throughout Florida on land use, regional conservation planning, and urban green infrastructure; the impacts of sea level rise on natural resources and coastal communities; and climate change adaptation strategies and information needs for landscape architecture students and professionals (https://dcp.ufl.edu/landscapechange/). Michael is also a partner with Florida Resilient Cities (https://dcp.ufl.edu/frc/), an initiative which works with communities across Florida to be more prepared for and resilient to increased risk and future changes.
Belinda Nettles, PhD
Belinda B. Nettles, Ph.D.,is a Research Affiliate in the Center for Landscape Conservation Planning at the University of Florida. Her recent research is broadly concerned with community resilience and climate-wise design. Belinda’s research includes work on disaster planning for historic resources. She worked with the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law Conservation Clinic on a project funded by the National Park Service that culminated in her co-authoring Protecting Florida’s History from Hazards: A Guide for Integrating Cultural Resources into Disaster Planning. She holds a Ph.D. with a concentration in urban and regional planning and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Florida. She also holds a graduate certificate in historic preservation from the University of Hawai’i and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of South Florida.