Green roofs can provide numerous environmental and economic benefits to an individual building owner, its inhabitants, and to the community at large. However, not all green roofs are created equal. Does plant selection influence stormwater management, energy savings, and other ecosystem services? Or are other factors involved? Find out during this presentation.
Michigan State University
Brad Rowe received his Ph.D. in Horticultural Science from North Carolina State University and joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1997. He directs the MSU green roof research program and also teaches courses in landscape construction, landscape contract management, plant propagation, green roofs and walls, and an introductory course for non-majors.