In the face of rapid growth and development, the Northwest Arkansas Community has a unique opportunity to direct the future of open space in the region. This workshop is designed for regional decision-makers, including city planners, civil engineers, landscape architects, elected officials, developers, conservation professionals, and business and community leaders that have an interest in preserving quality of life as Northwest Arkansas grows. Participants will learn from regional professionals with practical examples and resources for planning and designing projects that preserve our natural environment and support the long-term vitality of our region.
Topics will include: designing for sense of place, planning for water and wildlife, economic benefits of open space preservation, partnerships for landscape-scale conservation – and more.
CEU’s Available: Each speaker session approved for 1 AIA LU SD/HSW and qualifies for 1 hour USGBC/GBCI (non LEED specific) for a total of up to five credit hours.
Onsite networking reception to follow the workshop.
$35/participant; includes buffet lunch and reception, CEU’s and materials.
Space is limited! Register online today
Special thanks to Walton Family Foundation and Beaver Water District for their ongoing support of land conservation.
CEU support generously provided by education provider US Green Building Council-Arkansas and American Society of Landscape Architects.
Cover image by Carl Smith Design