This course will examine the recent history of natural disasters impacting our state and the nation, the cause and effect that a changing climate has on these events, and practical, resilient planning solutions that should be considered—both now and in the future. Through a combination of pre-recorded lectures, case study reviews and live discussions with Q&A, you will learn how specific land use practices can both exacerbate and prevent natural disasters. At the conclusion of this course, you will possess a better understanding of the big-picture issues facing your community and will have a set of tools for integrating resilient land use practices into your work. This course is designed for land use planners, resource managers, regulatory experts and related professionals in both the public and private sectors.
1. Learn what resilience is in the context of land use and planning...and related terms.
2. Learn how to apply the concepts of resilience in your work
3. Learn land use planning solutions for resilience and disaster preparedness.
4. Learn measures to apply in your own community
1. Ability to understand and interact with others working on resilience
2. The ability to locate resources and support decision making on specific resilience measures
3. Application of the principles of resilience