Introducing Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience
|When||Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
(light breakfast and lunch provided)
|Where||Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, 89 Depot Rd, Greenland, NH|
|Registration||Please register before Wednesday May 10, 2017.
Workshop is FREE, but space is limited.
To register/questions, e-mail Steve Miller.
Training staff from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management will introduce participants to the fundamental green infrastructure concepts and practices that can play a critical role in making coastal communities more resilient to natural hazards. Through presentations featuring green infrastructure projects from coastal NH, group discussions, and activities, participants 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
- Identify new or existing planning process suitable for integrating green infrastructure techniques
- Connect with local green infrastructure activities and experts
Six hours of certification maintenance credits for this course have been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Five core continuing education credits have been approved for certified floodplain managers.