In the face of climate change, there is a new normal in the urban environment, including extreme weather events that cause massive flooding or immense droughts. The landscape contractor will be an essential participant at the table, developing solutions to mitigating damage to municipal ecosystems. Such solutions will be discussed, alongside integrated landscape management strategies. The need for participation from citizen scientists in these solutions will be emphasized.
Dr. Lynda McCarthy BSc, PhD
Dr Lynda McCarthy is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology at Ryerson University in Toronto.Full Bio