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R.A. Smith National’s Nancy Parduhn Wilson has Obtained Her Professional Registration as a Registered Landscape Architect

by Karen Wiesneski 14. September 2012 06:27

Nancy Parduhn Wilson, landscape designer at R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., has fulfilled the education, work experience and examination requirements to obtain her Registered Landscape Architect professional registration. 

Wilson has more than 24 years of experience in the landscape industry. Her expertise includes landscape design, horticulture, soil and water conservation practices and conservation planning/design/layout. She is also experienced with wetland delineation and the parameters that contribute to water runoff and infiltration and has applied that knowledge to municipal, residential and commercial projects.

Wilson has a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Oklahoma State University and two associate’s degrees, one in landscape horticulture from Milwaukee Area Technical College and the other in conservation technology from Fox Valley Technical College. Wilson has continued her education with wetland delineation, plant ID and hydric soil ID workshops at UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension and course work in GIS at UW-Milwaukee.

Wilson currently resides in Waukesha, Wis. 

Mortensen Speaks on Integrating Native Landscape and Stormwater

by Karen Wiesneski 12. September 2012 03:38

Integrating Native Landscape and Stormwater
Emerging Green Builders
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Architecture and Urban Planning
September 12, 2012

Tom Mortensen will speak to the UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) chapter as part of the Emerging Green Builders program by the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). His presentation will discuss various design techniques, approaches, principles, successes, pitfalls and roadblocks to designing, getting approvals for and establishing a native landscape in anything but a natural environment – the stormwater facility. Design techniques and real world projects will be shared in relation to using native landscape in site-specific ways.

Emerging Green Builders is a USGBC program working to integrate students and young professionals into the green building movement.

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