Spaces are still available for the "Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature" course at the University of Michigan's Biological Station in Pellston, Michigan. The course is Wednesday June 16 through Sunday June 20 and is taught by Doug Farr of Farr Associates in Chicago, Illinois.
Participants will learn how to define and benchmark their community's sustainability through lectures, field surveys, and hands on workshops that apply the LEED Neighborhood Development rating system and the principles of sustainable urbanism.
The Michigan Municipal League Foundation is offering a 50 percent registration discount to League members who attend. Course and Registration information: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/umbs/courses/minicrses
Arnold Weinfeld is director of strategic initiatives for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.