Our award-winning Land Use and Natural Resources program gives you the tools and concepts to tackle the toughest land use planning and natural resource management challenges. Courses cover a broad range of topics, including infrastructure, public policy, land use planning, transportation, environmental regulations, water quality, resource management, habitat conservation and more. Discover why planners, attorneys, public agencies, consultants and engineers rely on UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education for the latest land use and natural resources training and regulatory updates.

Instructor Spotlight: Terry Rivasplata

Courses Not Currently Scheduled

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Adaptive Management for Environmental Professionals Notify Me
Advanced NEPA Notify Me
Advanced NEPA Roundtable: Solutions for Addressing Challenging Issues Notify Me
Affordable Housing Notify Me
Air Quality Analysis Notify Me
An Introduction to Environmental and Social Sustainability Notify Me
Annual Land Use Law Review and Update Notify Me
Bald and Golden Eagle Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Compliance Notify Me
Bicycle Planning in Transportation Planning Notify Me
California Wildfires: Strategies for Planning and Mitigation Notify Me
California's Regional Conservation Investment Strategy Program Notify Me
Caltrans Environmental Compliance: Categorical Exemptions and Categorical Exclusions Notify Me
Caltrans Environmental Compliance: Fundamentals of Section 4(f) Notify Me
Caltrans Environmental Compliance: Introduction to Cultural Resources Compliance Notify Me
Caltrans Environmental Compliance: Nuts and Bolts of Environmental Document Review Notify Me
CEQA Update, Issues and Trends Notify Me
Clean Water Act Section 404: Nationwide and Other Specialized Permits Notify Me
Climate Action Planning and Implementation Notify Me
Climate Change and Resilience at the Community Level Notify Me
Combining and Leveraging Disaster Recovery Funding Sources Notify Me
Community Involvement and Communication in Planning Notify Me
Cultural Resource Management: CEQA, NEPA and Section 106 Notify Me
Designing and Implementing Disaster Recovery Programs Notify Me
Developing and Writing Effective CEQA Documents Notify Me
Developing Groundwater Sustainability Plans: Strategies and Process Notify Me
Development Agreements, Public-Private Partnerships and Redevelopment 2.0 Notify Me
Disaster Recovery: An Overview Notify Me
Ecosystem Services and Markets Notify Me
EIR/EIS Preparation and Review Notify Me
Endangered Species Regulation and Protection Notify Me
Environmental Justice and NEPA: Overview and Update on Recent Developments Notify Me
Environmental Planning and Site Analysis Notify Me
Financial Aspects of Planning Notify Me
Groundwater Law and Hydrology Notify Me
Groundwater Management: Legal and Engineering Principles Notify Me
Groundwater Management: Management Alternatives and Techniques Notify Me
Habitat Conservation Planning Notify Me
Implementing Sustainable Practices through Community Engagement Notify Me
Integrating Climate Action and Resiliency into the Planning Process Notify Me
Introduction to Fall Birds of Northern California Notify Me
Introduction to Freshwater Ecology Notify Me
Introduction to Spring Birds of Northern California Notify Me
LAFCO: Planning and Regulating the Boundaries and Service Areas of Cities and Special Districts in California Notify Me
Land Preservation Techniques Notify Me
Land Use and Environmental Planning in the Era of Climate Change Notify Me
Land Use Planning for Non-Planners: An Introduction to Planning in California Notify Me
LEED Building Certification Notify Me
Low Impact Development Notify Me
Mitigation and Conservation Banking Notify Me
Mitigation Measure Development and Monitoring Notify Me
NEPA Case Law and Policy Update Notify Me
NEPA Overview and Refresher Notify Me
NEPA Streamlining and the FAST Act Notify Me
NEPA Webinar Series Notify Me
Overview of California Water Law and Policy Notify Me
Overview of Environmental Statistics Notify Me
Overview of Fluvial Geomorphology Notify Me
Planning and Environmental Law Notify Me
Planning and Mitigation on Tribal Lands Notify Me
Planning in California: An Overview Notify Me
Planning Tools to Create Healthy Communities Notify Me
Politics and Policymaking Notify Me
Practical Application of Writing Skills in CEQA Documents Notify Me
Practical Guide to Updating the General Plan and Preparing Specific Plans Notify Me
Project Planning for Permit Integration Notify Me
Public Real Estate Transactions Notify Me
Recovery Planning: Pre and Post Disaster Notify Me
Redesigning the Zoning Ordinance Notify Me
Resiliency Planning Program Information Session - Webinar Notify Me
Spawning Habitat Restoration Notify Me
Specialized Study Program in Sustainable Groundwater Management Notify Me
Subdivision Map Act Part I & II Notify Me
Subdivision Map Act: Part I Notify Me
Subdivision Map Act: Part II Notify Me
Successfully Complying with NEPA: Intermediate and Advanced Topics Notify Me
Survey Mapping with Drones (sUAV) Notify Me
Sustainable Erosion Control: Effective BMPs Notify Me
Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Notify Me
Sustainable Transportation Notify Me
The General Plan in California Notify Me
Thresholds of Significance in Environmental Planning Notify Me
Tools and Techniques for Streamlining NEPA Notify Me
Tribal Water Law and Policy Notify Me
Understanding the Law and Policy of California Interstate Waters Notify Me
Understanding the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: An Overview of Delta Governance and Regulation Notify Me
Updating Transportation Analysis in CEQA: How to Effectively Implement SB 743 Notify Me
Urban Planning and Design Studio Notify Me
Using Master Plans, Specific Plans and Community Plans to Create Great Places Notify Me
Water Quality Regulation and Permitting Notify Me
Wetlands Regulation and Mitigation Notify Me