Green Infrastructure

Rain Garden Design (IGSIC-01)


Description
Part of the Iowa Green Stormwater Infrastructure Certificate (IGSIC) program, the rain garden course provides an in-depth look at a popular stormwater best management practice. Ideal for those who want to incorporate rain gardens into future landscaping projects.
Content
  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • User Profile Survey
  • Module 1 - Rain Campaign
  • Video - Module 1
  • Slides - Module 1 (Van Pelt)
  • Module 2 - Rain Campaign
  • Video - Module 2
  • Slides - Module 2 (Swanson)
  • Module 3 -Rain Garden Guide
  • Video - Module 3
  • Slides - Module 3 (Sauer)
  • Iowa Rain Garden Design and Installation Guide Third Edition
  • Module 4 - Unique Site Features
  • Video - Module 4
  • Slides - Module 4 (Perreault)
  • Module 5 - Designing a Rain Garden
  • Video - Module 5
  • Slides - Module 5 (Welch)
  • Design Practice Examples
  • Module 6 - Contractor's Perspective
  • Video - Module 6
  • Slides - Module 6 (Pearl)
  • Module 7 - Review of Rain Garden Designs
  • Video - Module 7
  • Slides - Module 7 (Perreault/Welch)
  • Module 8 - Working with Student Groups
  • Video - Module 8
  • Slides - Module 8 (Balk)
  • Module 9 - Construction Tips
  • Video - Module 9
  • Slides - Module 9 (Swanson)
  • Module 10 - Vegetation Selection
  • Video - Module 10
  • Slides - Module 10 (Welch)
  • Module 11 - Inspection & Maintenance
  • Video - Module 11
  • Slides - Module 11 (Sauer)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 59 months, 29 days