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The Disappearing Rural Landscape - Mitigating Climate Change and Rapid Urbanization - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2026

Credits: None available.

Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00


Rural land developments are marketed as peaceful escapes from the city. In reality, development begins with wholesale clearing of the land, destroying habitats and natural hydrology. This session will discuss stormwater management strategies employed at the regional and site level to reduce flood risk and adverse effects of urbanization.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Discover strategies for requiring development in rural communities to maximize preservation of rural landscapes.
  • Learn how stormwater management strategies can be employed to preserve and protect rural landscapes.
  • Learn about innovative land development codes that mitigate increased flood risk .
  • Understand an innovative methodology for identifying the most effective regional stormwater management locations without performing a costly and complext hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) model.


  • Dana Brown, FASLA, PLA, AICP, LEED AP, President and Managing Principal, Dana Brown & Associates, Inc.
  • Richard Longman, ASLA, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Dana Brown and Associates
  • Bridget Bailey, Community Development Director - M.Ed, CFM, Tangipahoa Parish Government


  • 1.00 - PDH

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