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

Monday, January 22, 2024 
2:00 – 4:00 pm CST


Presented by: Blake Jackson

Agenda Highlights:

  • Why are wildlife-friendly cities important?
  • Defining the wildlife-friendly city
  • Case Studies
    • Singapore
    • San Francisco
    • London
  • Conclusions


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:
2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 HSW LUs

Landscape Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 HSW PDHs

Certified Planners:


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 2.0 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 No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects 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)). 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. 

 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). 

HalfMoon Education is an approved provider with the American Planning Association. This program is registered for CM|2 for certified planners. 

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; 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)


Blake Jackson, AIA, LEED Fellow, WELL Faculty, Fitwel Amb., CPHC

Director of Sustainability for NORR

Mr. Jackson is an architect working at the nexus of sustainability, wellness, resiliency, and equity, who serves as the global Director of Sustainability for NORR. NORR is a +800-person integrated architecture, interior design, planning and engineering company, headquartered in Toronto, with 14 locations in the US, UK, UAE, and Canada – serving 12 major buildings sectors. He has 24 years’ experience in the AEC industry, holding a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia and a Master of Architecture in Sustainable Environmental Design from the Architectural Association Graduate School in London, England. Mr. Jackson is a prolific author, speaker, and educator on topics affecting the built environment. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Interior Design Program, and from 2016-2018, he was elected to the board of the Boston Society of Architects as their Vice President of Advocacy. In 2015, Mr. Jackson was recognized, nationally, by Building Design and Construction Magazine as a top “40 Under 40” AEC professional, in 2021, he was named a LEED Fellow by the US Green Building Council for his accomplishments in promoting “green” buildings, and in 2024 he was awarded the AIA Young Architects Award.


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: Living with Wildlife: The Importance of Wildlife Friendly Cities

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This two-hour course provides a comprehensive understanding of wildlife-friendly urbanism. Through nature-based solutions, architectural designs, and compliance with rating systems like LEED and local ordinances, design professionals will be able to create sustainable and resilient urban environments.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss nature-based solutions, which support great individual building, community, and urban resiliency.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze building-level and site-wide architectural solutions to support wildlife-friendly urbanism.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how wildlife-friendly urbanism supports compliance with leading rating systems, such as LEED, and local ordinances, such as in San Francisco, in support or earning building permitting and certificates of occupancy.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to adopt various place-based wildlife-friendly urbanism strategies from various different climates, geographic regions, and socioeconomic communities.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

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.