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Gardening with Crime Prevention in Mind

Thoughtful placement of plants can help to shape others' perceptions of the space you live in. Whether you have a garden or are thinking about starting one (balcony, community, or yard gardens), this talk will show some tips and tricks on making 'defensible space' wherever you decide to grow.

This event was held on July 16, 2020

Speaker Bio

Dr. Hannah Scott is an avid gardener, Professor, and Criminologist, specializing in the study of victims. She was exposed to the concepts behind Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a class with Dr. Timothy Crowe (considered one of the leading authorities and authors on techniques using CPTED) while at the University of Memphis and has taught a course in CPTED at Ontario Tech University focusing on the downtown area.