[Ok-sus] EPA 2014 Green Infrastructure Webcast - May 6th at 12pm

Miles, Karen karen.miles at deq.ok.gov
Wed Apr 23 15:51:30 UTC 2014


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The U.S. EPA’s Green Infrastructure Program<http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/> is pleased to announce the next webcast in our 2014 Webcast Series<http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/gi_training.cfm>. This series is geared toward public officials and practitioners just beginning to implement green infrastructure, as well as those looking to enhance established programs. Leading academics and professionals from around the country will cover a range of topics and applications, from best practices in operations and maintenance to the intersection of green infrastructure and climate change.

Next Webcast:
May 6th, 2014; 12:00pm – 1:30pm CDT
More Bang for the Buck: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Existing Public Works Projects
REGISTER<http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/gi_training.cfm>

Topic Overview:
Integrating green infrastructure into “business as usual” in city, state and regional public works projects is one of the most efficient ways to achieve wide scale and cost effective implementation. This webcast will share lessons learned from both municipal and county officials experienced in the art of coordinating green infrastructure improvements with scheduled street improvements, parks improvements and projects on public sites. Integrating green infrastructure into existing public works projects and Capital Improvement Plans (CIPs) can help different government departments identify the most impactful and cost effective opportunities for green practices.
Speakers:
Charlotte Katzenmoyer, Director of Public Works, City of Lancaster, PA
Matthew Millea, Deputy County Executive for Physical Services, Onondaga County, NY

Upcoming webcasts:
July 2014
Green Infrastructure and Climate Change

September 2014
Green Infrastructure and Smart Growth

_______________________
Eva Birk
ORISE - U.S. EPA Office of Water
Green Infrastructure Program
Water Permits Division (4203M)
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington DC 20460
202.564.3164   l   birk.eva at epa.gov<mailto:birk.eva at epa.gov>



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