Wednesday May 25th 1:00 – 2:30 EST
“Engaging Urban Residents: Innovative Approaches to Promoting Community-Based Stormwater Management”
Learn about innovative projects bringing green infrastructure into New England urban neighborhoods. Hear the lessons learned and how these different organizations engaged a variety of partners and leveraged resources and funding to address flooding and stormwater runoff problems. Projects include the planting of trees and rain gardens, and the installation of green roofs on bus shelters. Presenters include:
- Pallavi Mande, Charles River Watershed Association, Blue Cities Initiative
- Giovanni Zinn, New Haven Engineering Dept. , New Haven, CT
- Peter Coffin, Blackstone Headwaters Coalition and the Blackstone River Coalition; and
- Michael Chavez, Fairmount/Indigo Line CDC Collaborative; and Trevor Smith, Land Escapes
*For more details and to register, go to: https://www.epa.gov/soakuptherain.