OH 255- Sustainable Urban Landscapes: Principles and Practices

Principles and practices of sustainable landscape design, construction and maintenance. Students will study ways in which urban landscapes in Southern California can become more sustainable by incorporating water conservation, storm water runoff, landscapes for fire prone areas, material reuse, recycling and repurchase, along with other principles of sustainability. Students will learn the use of technology, materials and methods that enhance the urban landscape with minimal input of labor and materials while reducing negative environmental impacts.
CSU-Transfers to the California State University System for at least elective credit.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: Ornamental Horticulture 120 – Fundamentals of Ornamental Horticulture
2 UNITS: 2 hours lecture