Continuing Education Class: Land Development and Our Relationship with Water
The presentation will set the stage for understanding water, soil, and vegetation systems and how they can be used in nature-based solutions to flood risk, water quality, air quality, urban heat island effect, and quality of life.
Dana is the author of “Using Plants for Stormwater Management: A Green Infrastructure Guide for the Gulf South.” She serves as Chair of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) WEFTEC Workshops Subcommittee, a member of the WEF Stormwater Committee, and a WEF Licensed Trainer of the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). Dana is also the Treasurer of the Louisiana Urban Stormwater Coalition.
Dana is a founding member of Water Wise Gulf South which trains and educates residents in implementing green infrastructure in their neighborhoods. She leads workshops to instruct landscape architects, designers, engineers and contractors in methods of incorporating green infrastructure into their projects. Dana holds a BLA degree from Louisiana State University and MLA degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and is a professional landscape architect, licensed in several states. She is a long-time active member of ASLA and is a Fellow of the organization.