RDG Out & About: Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

April 02, 2024
Landscape Architecture Urban Planning Urban Design

RDG Landscape Architect Grant Thompson, PhD, PLA shares how intentional street lighting design decisions made in a planning context are critical in generating active transportation users and activating places.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

  • Time: 11:15 a.m.

  • Location: Meeting Room #5, Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

Session Details

Strategies for Sustainable Communities; Integrating Street Lighting and Urban Forest Planning for Resilient Infrastructure

The session will explore recommendations and share urban forestry planning information, emphasizing the importance of diverse tree selection for resilient community assets and learning about taxonomic benchmarking and the 3-30-300 guideline for optimal tree canopy coverage.

Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference offers innovation, education, inspiration, and collaboration on growing sustainable communities.┬áSessions feature presenters with a wide range of expertise, including representatives from federal, state, and local governments, along with business and academic leaders from across the country. In addition to learning sessions, the conference includes two keynote luncheons, mobile workshops, a breakfast plenary session, and more!