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Creating a Green Infrastructure Plan to Transform Your Community
November 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Green infrastructure approaches, such as incorporating trees and rain gardens into street designs, can help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits, allowing communities to achieve more for their money. This webinar, Creating a Green Infrastructure Plan to Transform Your Community, will discuss how three different organizations—a regional association of governments, a local government, and a nonprofit organization—have developed and implemented plans for using green infrastructure to achieve multiple goals. The webinar will also discuss EPA’s forthcoming report, Enhancing Sustainable Communities With Green Infrastructure, a guidebook to help communities engage stakeholders to develop a vision for how green infrastructure can transform their communities and a plan to achieve that vision.
- Melissa Kramer, Senior Policy Analyst, EPA
- LaNiece Davenport, Senior Planner, Wasatch Front Regional Council, Salt Lake City, UT
- Suzanne Schulz, Managing Director, City of Grand Rapids, MI
- Claire Robinson, Managing Director, Amigos de los Rios, Altadena, CA
Who Should Attend
Planners; community leaders; state, local, and federal government staff; water utility staff; neighborhood groups; non-profit organizations; and others interested in integrating green infrastructure strategies into plans that can transform their communities
This webinar qualifies for 1.5 certification maintenance credits from the American Planning Association.