Green Infrastructure Workshop … Planning for Resilience
Green Infrastructure … Planning for Resilience
Monday, September 29th 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ellsworth City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza
Green Infrastructure is a network of natural areas that benefits nature and people. The green
infrastructure approach to planning helps communities balance environmental and economic goals.
Registration: Seating is limited. Participants must pre-register by Wednesday, September 3rd.
To register for the Ellsworth event: https://ellsworth-gi-workshop.eventbrite.com
Contact: Ruta Dzenis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-287-2851
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Municipal Planning Assistance Program
Who should attend: planners, public works officials, select boards, town managers, conservation
commission and planning board members, harbor committees, land trust members and others
interested in decision-making related to increasing coastal resilience.
Workshop description: This course led by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric
Administration Coastal Service Center training staff will introduce participants to the fundamental
green infrastructure concepts that play a critical role in making communities more resilient to natural
hazards. Through lectures featuring examples of various scale projects from Maine, group
discussions and exercises — participants will learn what they can do to support green infrastructure
network design for resiliency from natural hazards. 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.