Events

Stay connected, and learn more about SITES at one of our upcoming events. Access on demand recordings of previous events here.

Climate Positive Landscape Design: Going Beyond Neutral at the 2021 Water Conservation Showcase

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:00 - 10:30am PT

Sequestering carbon through regenerative landscaping is an important strategy to mitigate the effects of climate change. Reducing a site’s carbon footprint is also an inherent design objective in landscapes that conserve water and enhance nature in the built environment. In this presentation,

Instructors:
Kate Lenahan, CMG Landscape Architecture
Danielle Pieranunzi, SITES Program Manager

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SITES Community Call: Closing the Design - Construction Gap

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:00 pm Eastern

This month's community call focuses on site construction: closing the design-construction gap, how best to communicate SITES in specifications, working with contractors, etc.

Presenters:
Heather Venhaus, Regenerative Environmental Design: Heather is the former SITES Program Manager for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, contributing author to The Sustainable Sites Handbook, author of Designing the Sustainable Site, and now Principal, Regenerative Environmental Design (RED), a sustainable design-consulting firm that strives to connect natural and built systems in mutually beneficial ways. Using a creative and analytical approach, RED works closely with project teams to find sustainable design solutions that improve site performance and save time and money over the life of the project.

Bryan Astheimer, Re:Vision Architecture: Bryan has over a decade of professional experience in ecologically sensitive site design, sustainable infrastructure master planning (solid waste management, potable water supply, wastewater treatment and reuse, energy generation and distribution, ecological systems), hydrologic analysis and design, LEED consulting and high performance building design within the US and internationally

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SITES Community Call

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00 pm Eastern

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SITES Community Call

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 1:00 pm Eastern

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SITES Community Call

Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm Eastern

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