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Tuesday, August 6, 2024 
1:00 – 3:00 pm CDT


Presented by: Qing Lana Luo, PLA, MLA, ASLA

Sustainable Stormwater Management Design Practices 

  • Intro to stormwater management
  • Hydrology theory
  • Types of design practices
  • Design principles
  • Case studies 

Fundamentals of Rain Garden Design  

  • Roles of rain gardens
  • Working mechanism
  • Types
  • Siting, depth, size
  • Planting community 


Webinar Instructions

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Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA - American Institute of Architects
2.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects
2.0 HSW CE Hours

LACES - Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System
2.0 HSW PDHs

ICC - International Code Council
.2 CEUs (Sitework)

Floodplain Managers


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 2.05 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider License No: CEA362), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00049300) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES. 

The International Code Council has approved this event for .2 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232). 

This Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 2.0 CECs for floodplain managers. 

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format is not pre-approved by any licensing boards and may not qualify for the same credits; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

2.0 HSW LUs (AIA)


Qing Lana Luo, PLA, MLA, ASLA

Associate Professor and State Specialist of Landscape Architecture Oklahoma State University

Ms. Luo is a Licensed Landscape Architect, and an Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist of Landscape Architecture at Oklahoma State University. Before joining the academic position, she had been practicing landscape architectural design in leadership roles in international design firms for 17 years in Boston, Massachusetts, and Beijing, China. Ms. Luo has served in several prestigious design firms including EDSA, CRJA (current IBI-Placemaking) and Turen Scape. She has designed a wide range of outdoor environments, including urban parks, plazas, streetscapes, residential landscapes, and mixed-use developments. Ms. Luo projects are located broadly in the world including the USA, South America, Middle East, Europe, and China. Her work has been recognized with many international, national, and regional design awards. Ms. Luo currently teaches a number of core design classes at Oklahoma State University. She has been invited to give a wide range of talks and to teach workshops relating to landscape design, sustainable landscape, cultural landscapes in regional programs, national conferences, and international universities. Ms. Luo has a deep understanding of landscapes, design, culture, and sustainability issues. She has traveled to many places in the world and used photographs as her journal to record her experiences.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Design Resilience with Green Approaches to Stormwater Management

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This two-hour course explores the principles and practices of sustainable stormwater management with an emphasis on green approaches, particularly rain gardens. The course focuses on hydrologic theory, various design principles, and the role and design of rain gardens.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explore the fundamentals of sustainable stormwater management, including hydrologic theory and specific design practices, to understand how to facilitate stormwater infiltration.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze case studies of various types of green approaches to stormwater management.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the multiple roles of rain gardens and describe their fundamental processes.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to assess different types of rain gardens and consider a design based on the desired siting, depth and size and select appropriate plants.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with basic environmental science or civil engineering principles.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/28/2027

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $129.00

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