Kansas State University Green Infrastructure Walking Tour

APA Kansas Chapter

#9173490

Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CDT

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Overview

 

Join Kansas State Professors and Graduate Assistants from the Landscape Architecture and Regional Community Planning Program and Bio-Agricultural Engineering on a walking tour through campus to view and learn about several green roofs, rain gardens, and other green infrastructure to help manage the campus' stormwater quality and quantity.  Tour-goers will see firsthand the network of green infrastructure elements across campus that is part of the University’s research and help control stormwater runoff and improve water quality for the campus and City.  Information about the green infrastructure elements, including importance, design, and maintenance will be provided.

 

Speakers

Priyasha Shrestha

Priyasha Shrestha, Bachelor of Architecture from Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu, Nepal), Master of Landscape Architecture candidate, has been studying plant growth on the APDesign Experimental Green Roof, with a special focus on the health of seven native graminoids within the 4-inch deep green roof bed. Priyasha worked with an architecture firm ... Read More

Lee Skabelund

Lee R. Skabelund (PLA, ASLA) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture / Regional and Community Planning at Kansas State University (KSU). Lee has taught Landscape Ecology, Land Analysis & Site Planning, Environmental Issues & Ethics, Planting Design, Research Methods, Environmental Impact Assessment, and studios focused on Ecological Planning, Design & Management. Lee has worked in public and private practice, leading efforts on: Ecological Restoration and Construction Administration at Furstenberg Nature Park (Ann Arbor, Michigan); Sustainable Development of Forestlands and Tom’s Creek Riparian Restoration projects (Southwest Virginia); KSU’s design-build stormwater management ... Read More

Katie Kingery-Page

Katie Kingery-Page is associate professor of landscape architecture at Kansas State University and a licensed landscape architect. After undergraduate education in sculpture at Wichita State University, she studied ecology and art theory through Antioch College and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and eventually earned a Master of ... Read More

Trisha More

Trisha More is an assistant professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State University. After completing bachelor's and master's degrees at K-State, Moore obtained a doctorate in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University in 2011. She then completed a post-doc at the University of ... Read More

Pamela Blackmore

Invited Speaker

Pamela Blackmore, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Utah State University (Logan Utah), Master of Landscape Architecture candidate, has been studying butterfly use of vegetation on the two K-State Memorial Stadium Green Roofs and comparing her green roof research findings with prairie systems at Warner Park and two infrequently burned watersheds ... Read More

Contact Info

Bonnie Johnson, bojojohn@ku.edu