Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Wednesday, March 18, 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min. break)
Thursday, March 19, 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min. break)

Presented by
Paul W. Lander, PhD, MLarch, LEED A.P.

Agenda Highlights:
Traditional city development: systems and impacts
Regenerating cities with natural systems
What is green infrastructure?
How to make the case for green infrastructure
Places to watch

Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

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.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

Landscape Architects:
6.5 HSW CE Hours,
Except FL, NJ, NC

LA CES:  (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers:

6.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 LU|HSW


Continuing Education Credit Information

Introduction to Green Infrastructure
This interactive webinar offers 6.5 PDHs/continuing education hours to professional
engineers licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education provider for
engineers, architects, and landscape architects licensed in New York via its registration
with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of
the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2), §79-1.5(i)(2)).

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.5 CECs.

This course offers 6.5 HSW CE hours to landscape architects in all states, except Florida,
New Jersey, and Florida. The Landscape Architect Continuing Education System has
approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA

This course offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this
course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the

Visit for LA CES credit updates under this course listing.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete these
events, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that
follows each presentation (multiple attempts are allowed).



Dr. Jairo Garcia

Executive Director with Urban Climate Nexus

Dr. Garcia develops innovative policies and educational programs to make communities and cities cleaner, sustainable, resilient, and equitable. He is the lead author of Atlanta’s Climate Action Plan and led a collaborative effort with more than 40 stakeholders to the 100 Resilience Cities application, awarded to the City of Atlanta in 2016. Dr. Garcia is a member of the Georgia Research Roadmap steering committee, an initiative of the Georgia Climate Project lead by University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, and Emory University, which has a goal of improving understanding of climate impacts and solutions in Georgia. He received the Individual Climate Leadership Award by the EPA in 2017 and the Green Ring Award by the Climate Reality Project. These awards recognized Dr. Garcia’s leadership in addressing climate change and engaging organizations, peers, and partners. He represented the Mayor of Atlanta at COP23 in Bonn, Germany and presented at an event organized by the International Urban Cooperation Programmer related to global cooperation to address climate change. Dr. Garcia’s publications on urban sustainability, climate change and sustainability education are numerous. His academic experiences include a position as a research assistant and two teaching assistant positions at Columbia University, a faculty adjunct and thesis advisor position at Concordia University, and faculty adjunct positions for the UCLA-Extension Program, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Garcia holds an engineering degree, an MSc degree in Management of Information Technologies, an MSc degree in Sustainability Management, and a doctoral degree in Educational Technology and Sustainability. 

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: Introduction to Green Infrastructure

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course explores the case for urban green infrastructure for handling stormwater in an environmentally responsible manner.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss traditional urban water systems and their shortcomings in the current environment.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able discuss how natural/green infrastructures can improve stormwater management with the built environment.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be ale to identify and describe green infrastructure practices, including green roofs and walls, rain gardens, porous pavements, and urban forests.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how environmental, social, and economical factors make the logical case for cities to adopt green infrastructure policy and practices.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Understanding of stormwater management

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  01/21/2024

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.