This one-hour technical presentation which will cover a range of topics related to green infrastructure planning and design. Cory Gallo, a landscape architect and professor at Mississippi State University, and Brian Wethington, a landscape architect and environmental specialist with Portland Oregon’s Bureau of Environmental services, will lead the presentation. The presenters will discuss basic terminology of green infrastructure design, provide an overview of how Portland’s policies facilitate green infrastructure, and review how research into the effectiveness of bioretention may influence the design of facilities in the future.
Learn technically accurate naming conventions and configuration variations of bioretention facilities.
Learn how location may influence the sizing and approach to implementing bioretention facilities.
Learn the broad policies, which can facilitate holistic adaptation of green infrastructure strategies.
Learn about trends in research, which may influence the application of bioretention facilities in the future.