Welcome - Introduction to Environmental Planning PLAN 2201   Introduction to Environmental Planning
This course examines the historical and theoretical integration of environmental considerations into contemporary planning theory and practice. It introduces environmental planning regulations, decision-making processes and techniques of environmental analysis, including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). Other analytical frameworks such as Ecological Footprint Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment are reviewed. The course will discuss environmental planning (EP) as it relates to water, wastewater, solid waste, air quality and climate change. It also examines the integration of ecology and land use planning. Public consultation in environmental planning is covered including how to design effective programs that integrate local values and environmental ethics into the planning process. First Nations and the marginalization of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in EP is reviewed with a view to consensus building and reconciliation.
FORMAT: Lecture
RESTRICTIONS: Restricted to students who have completed at least 30 credit hours