May 30, 2017
1:00pm – 2:30pm CT
Green infrastructure can play a crucial role in helping to reduce flood risk, while also providing a wide variety of additional benefits, including improved water quality, enhanced recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitat. In this webinar, planning professionals from Miami-Dade County, FL; Milwaukee, WI; and Pierce County, WA, will discuss how they are using green infrastructure to address community flood risk.
This webinar will also feature a description and demonstration of the Naturally Resilient Communities web-based tools that can help your community plan for green infrastructure.
APA Hazards Planning Center Manager Jim Schwab, FAICP, will moderate as Nate Woiwode (The Nature Conservancy), Katie Hagemann (Miami-Dade County Office of Resilience), Karen Sands (Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District), Jacob Pedersen (Pierce County, Washington), and Jill Dixon (Sasaki Associates) discuss:
- The benefits of green infrastructure in managing flood risk and cultivating community co-benefits.
- Green infrastructure case studies of Miami-Dade County, Milwaukee, and Pierce County.
- The Nature Conservancy’s new web-based tool to help planners, practitioners, and local officials identify nature-based solutions for managing flood risk at various scales and community contexts. This webinar will include a live demonstration of the tool.
1 CM and 1 CEC credit is available for AICPs & CFMs who participate in the entire webinar.
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