GI.201.Course: Implementing Green Infrastructure at Multiple Scales
Date: 9/9/2013 - 9/12/2013
Location(s): West Virginia
Training Center // Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Application Deadline: August 9
This advanced course provides participants with applications and techniques
for the implementation of green infrastructure (GI) at multiple scales. Building
off the GI 101 Course: Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green
Infrastructure Approach, this course explores the next steps for on-the-ground
implementation of GI, focusing on how to obtain a maximum return-on-investment
from projects that are streamlined and delivered at least cost and that retain
the viability of the network.
The four-day course highlights leadership
and stakeholder engagement, financing and network management, legal and
regulatory issues, and support tools for the optimization of the decision-making
process. Expert GI practitioners discuss lessons learned on creating success and
overcoming challenges, explore trends in implementation from urban to regional
scales, and impart the latest applications of GI related to resiliency,
transportation, and ecosystem services.
This course provides a
collaborative learning experience on implementation of GI networks.
Professionals should be well versed in the concepts and principles of GI; this
course is applicable to individuals from a variety of disciplines, sectors, and
scales. Completion of TCF's GI 101 Course is recommended as a prerequisite to
Course Tuition: $650
Limited Scholarships Available!
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