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Incorporating Climate Change into Landscape Architectural Projects in Florida

  • December 09, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
  • GoToWebinar


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Incorporating Climate Change into Landscape Architectural Projects in Florida

Join us, December 9th, for an overview of the latest climate science, climate-wise landscape strategies, and projects relevant to landscape architects in Florida. It will also include a summary of current resources and research being produced by University of Florida faculty and others to assist with landscape-based adaptation to sea level rise, temperature, precipitation, salinity, and other changes as a result of climate change. 

This course is will provide 1 Continuing Education Credit.

Florida DBPR Course Number: 11036

**If you would like CE credit, please be sure to enter your LA Number in your registration.

ASLA Florida Members:  $20 | Non-Members: $30

Meet The Speakers:

Michael Volk, Landscape Architect

Volk Design Consultants, LLC

Michael Volk is a Florida registered Landscape Architect, partner at Volk Design Consultants, LLC, and Research Assistant Professor in the University of Florida Center for Landscape Conservation Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture. He has a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida and a degree in Architecture from the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Michael’s work with the Center for Landscape Conservation Planning ( includes applied research with conservation partners throughout Florida on land use, regional conservation planning, and urban green infrastructure; the impacts of sea level rise on natural resources and coastal communities; and climate change adaptation strategies and information needs for landscape architecture students and professionals ( Michael is also a partner with Florida Resilient Cities (, an initiative which works with communities across Florida to be more prepared for and resilient to increased risk and future changes. 

Belinda Nettles, PhD

Belinda B. Nettles, Ph.D.,is a Research Affiliate in the Center for Landscape Conservation Planning at the University of Florida. Her recent research is broadly concerned with community resilience and climate-wise design. Belinda’s research includes work on disaster planning for historic resources. She worked with the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law Conservation Clinic on a project funded by the National Park Service that culminated in her co-authoring Protecting Florida’s History from Hazards: A Guide for Integrating Cultural Resources into Disaster Planning. She holds a Ph.D. with a concentration in urban and regional planning and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Florida. She also holds a graduate certificate in historic preservation from the University of Hawai’i and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of South Florida.


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