Landscape Architecture

2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series —

Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Drought

Date: October 01, 2021
Time: 12:00pm to 01:00pm
Location: Virtual


The Department of Landscape Architecture is hosting “Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change,” series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics.

The first installment of the 2021-22 public event program “DROUGHT” presents talks by Alex Hall, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Director, UCLA Center for Climate Science; and Gary Lai, Principal and Director of Regenerative Design at MIG,Inc. and Board of Directors for USGBC-LA.

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change” talks are scheduled on the first Friday of each month, 12-1 p.m. PST. (Except April 8, 2022). The 2021-22 program is organized with Ronnie Siegel, chair of the Climate Action Committee of the Southern California chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SoCal ASLA) and Carlos Flores, SoCal ASLA Climate Action Committee Member and Lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona. Each talk is moderated by a faculty member of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona.

Register to receive the Zoom link at Future topics are:

  • Wildfire (Nov. 5)
  • Biodiversity Loss (Dec. 3)
  • Flooding (Jan. 7)
  • Sea Rise (Feb. 4)
  • Carbon (March 4)
  • Heat (April 8)
  • Food (May 6)
  • Extinction (June 3)
For questions, email Carlos Flores at