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Beyond the Basics: Making Green Stormwater Practices Pay Off for Your Community

The Conservation Foundation, in partnership with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, is proud to present Beyond the Basics 2014. We are offering two new pre-seminar options on September 9th: a workshop on watershed based plans and ordinance reviews or a tour … Continue reading

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Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Smart Growth

Green Infrastructure and Smart Growth This webinar will highlight communities that have successfully leveraged green infrastructure as part of broader smart growth initiatives. This event is part of the Office of Water’s Green Infrastructure Webcast Series. Learn more at http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/gi_training.cfm. Presenters … Continue reading

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Webinar: Green Infrastructure on Brownfields: Considerations and Opportunities

New Webinar! Green Infrastructure on Brownfields: Considerations and Opportunities Green infrastructure is a stormwater management approach that uses vegetation and soil to manage rainwater where it falls. Green infrastructure practices include rain gardens, bioswales, and permeable pavements. Well designed and … Continue reading

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Webinar: Building Climate Resiliency with Green Infrastructure

Webinar: Building Climate Resiliency with Green Infrastructure REGISTER! This 90-minute webcast will highlight Climate Interactive’s new Green Infrastructure Decision Support Tool, followed by a presentation on the New York City Green Infrastructure Program’s efforts to incorporate climate resiliency into system planning. … Continue reading

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Soil in the City Conference

Deindustrialization of metropolitan areas worldwide has resulted in a large amount of available land. Sharing ideas to envision new uses for this land is the goal of the internationally-renowned “Soil in the City” conference. This conference is co-hosted by the … Continue reading

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Roadway Design and Maintenance of Post-Construction Stormwater Controls Webinar

On June 19th, 2014, EPA will host a webcast showcasing the District of Columbia Department of Transportation’s recently released Green Infrastructure Standards, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Asset Management Program for tracking, inspecting and maintaining best management practices. This … Continue reading

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Sustainable Site Development – A Watershed Approach to Green Infrastructure

“Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!” is the opening to this dynamic presentation focusing on solutions to Chicago’s stormwater problem. “Stormwater is the leading cause of water pollution in America,” continues Tom Barrett, the presenter and owner … Continue reading

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GreenTown Chicago

GreenTown brings together the public sector and the private sector to “connect the dots”, to inspire and to work together to remake our communities. From healthy living to local food, energy to green infrastructure, water to outdoor space, GreenTown will … Continue reading

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Integrated Water Strategies at the Urban Fringe Webinar

This webinar explores a green infrastructure approach to conservation planning and how this approach can improve ecological function and enhance biodiversity in design projects at the urban fringe and in urbanizing watersheds. Case studies on the Chesapeake Bay and New … Continue reading

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Green Infrastructure Program Webcast: Public Works Projects

EPA’s green infrastructure program will host a webcast on integrating green infrastructure into existing public works projects and capital improvement plans. The webcast will feature speakers Charlotte Katzenmoyer, Director of Public Works for City of Lancaster, Pa., and Matthew Millea, Deputy … Continue reading

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