Don’t Build Here: Site Selection Strategies to Protect our Wild Spaces

Don't Build Here: Site Selection Strategies to Protect our Wild Spaces

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Our planet is facing significant environmental challenges. There are over 7 billion people on our planet vying for limited resources. Our oceans are overfished, polluted with toxic chemicals, plastic, and sewage. Our forests have been clearcut for timber, mining, and livestock purposes. We are living in the 6th mass extinction, with a large number of plants and animals being annihilated every year. The good news is that there are strategies to solve these challenges and ensure a future for our children. This presentation focuses on selecting a sustainable site for building a LEED project.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. 1. Identify the requirements for the LEED BD+C credit Sensitive Land Protection
  2. 2. List the ecological benefit provided by wetlands and prime farmland
  3. 3. Describe the importance of the Endangered Species Act in helping to select appropriate sites for development
  4. 4. Identify minor improvements that may be made within wetlands to enhance appreciation of them under the Sensitive Land Protection LEED credit

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AIA Course Number: 
GCE00O
GBCI Course ID: 
920004175
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion

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