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Introducing Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience

May 25, 2017 | 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Save The Bay, Providence, RI

6 AICP and 5 CFM credits offered

This workshop is full. To be added to the wait list please contact Jennifer West at jennifer@nbnerr.org or 401-222-4700, x 7413.

Natural and nature-based green infrastructure practices can play a critical role in making Rhode Island's coastal communities more resilient to natural hazards. In this introductory course, fundamental concepts and practices will be reviewed and local speakers will share lessons learned from specific projects and programs.

You will learn how to:

  • Differentiate green infrastructure terms and concepts
  • Identify the ecological, economic, and societal benefits of green infrastructure
  • Recognize the wide variety of scales of approaches referred to as green infrastructure
  • Manage the challenges and opportunities for implementing green infrastructure in coastal areas
  • Identify new or existing planning processes suitable for integrating green infrastructure techniques
  • Connect with local green infrastructure activities and experts

DRAFT AGENDA

Target audiences: Local staff and officials (planners, DPW staff, board members, etc.), hazard mitigation, stormwater management, and floodplain management practitioners, natural resource managers, NGO staff, and others working on coastal resilience issues

Thanks to NOAA funding, this workshop is offered free of charge. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

This workshop is sponsored by NOAA's Office for Coastal Management, the Narragansett Bay Research Reserve, RI CRMC, URI Coastal Resources Center, Save The Bay, and the Department of the Interior.

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