Landscape Architecture

2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series —

Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Wildfire

Date: November 05, 2021
Time: 12:00pm to 01:00pm
Location: Virtual

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

The second installment of the 2021-22 public event program “WILDFIRE” presents talks by Max Moritz, Adjunct Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and statewide wildfire specialist within UC Cooperative Extension; and Greg Kochanowski, AIA, ASLA, Partner at GGA+, and founder of The Wild, a nonprofit research lab focusing on the impacts of the climate crisis in urban environments.

 “Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change” talks are scheduled on the first Friday of each month, 12-1 p.m. PT. (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:

  • 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