How to Landscape to Prevent Tick and Mosquito-Borne Diseases
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Presented by Brian Allan, PhD
Impacts of land use on arthropod disease vectors and human exposure risk
Changes in tick- and mosquito-borne diseases along urban-to-rural land-use gradient
Green spaces and other landscape design strategies to mitigate vector-borne diseases
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1.0 HSW CE Hour
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1.0 HSW PDH
Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit
available. Individual courses for landscape architects, engineers and architects are not
subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in
FL, NC, and NJ, unless expressly stated.
HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
and North Dakota.
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters
Association of State Floodplain Managers
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider
for landscape architects, engineers and architects via its registration with the
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the
Commissioner §79-1.5(i)(2), §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)).
Brian AllanUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Allan is broadly interested in the ecology of infectious diseases, particularly diseases transmitted via the bite of an infected arthropod (e.g., ticks, mosquitoes). Much of Dr. Allan’s research focuses upon the consequences of human-mediated global change, such as climate change and human land- use, on the risk of exposure to parasites and pathogens carried by wildlife. While Dr. Allan works on these questions in a wide variety of wildlife communities and disease systems, he is especially interested in understanding the effects of landscape change on the emergence and transmission of tick-borne diseases. He uses a broad array of tools in approaching these questions, including molecular technologies, remote sensing applications, and theoretical modeling.