Full course description
This course provides students with an overview of Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID). From defining basic concepts to describing specific applications and practical strategies for implementation, this course will help interested professionals understand how Green Infrastructure and LID can benefit their communities by contributing to flood management strategies and natural resilience, promoting clean water and environmental quality, and enhancing livability.
Module 1: Green Infrastructure and LID Defined (20 min)
Module 2: Green Infrastructure and Flood Management (10 min)
Module 3: Structural and Non-structural Green Infrastructure Practices (15 min)
Module 4: Encouraging the Use and Acceptance of Green Infrastructure Practices (15 min)
This MOST Center course was produced by the Low Impact Development Center in partnership with the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies and the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland.
Course Notice: Non-credit courses and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) do not post to the University of Maryland transcript and do not count towards a student's academic record. Neither a grade nor credit is earned. Students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events. Non-credit students may access UMD Libraries as Visitors; see https://www.lib.umd.edu/about/visitors.
This is an Office of Extended Studies (OES) administered course.