This page has a list of green infrastructure-related activities, including conferences, seminars, and training sessions. Using the drop-down menus at the right, you can select by region, focus, or keyword search. Events are listed in chronological order.

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PILOT COURSE: Planning for Climate Change Using Green Infrastructure

April 26, 2010 – April 28, 2010

Participants will use a green infrastructure approach as a guide for developing effective adaptation and mitigation strategies to anticipate potential climate change impacts (storm surge/sea level rise, changes in precipitation and temperature).

National Course: Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach

March 8, 2010 – March 12, 2010

Registration is now open, so don’t delay any longer! There are limited places available, so register right away!

2010 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

February 4, 2010 – February 6, 2010

The 2010 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference’s Call for Session Proposals was released on May 18 and will close on June 26, 2009. 

WEBCAST: Context Sensitive Solutions

December 7, 2009 – December 7, 2009

This webinar will teach transportation agency employees and managers, government decision-makers, neighborhood organizations, and future transportation experts about CSS and the ways it may help improve transportation processes and outcomes.

46th IFLA World Congress

October 21, 2009 – October 23, 2009

The 46th IFLA WORLD CONGRESS and the 2nd ABAP INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS – titled “Green infrastructure: High-performance Landscapes” – will be dedicated to sustainability of industrial processes as well as debate and information exchange on space and city planning. These designs are guided by environmental protection, social-economic

Implementing Strategic Conservation Planning

October 12, 2009 – October 12, 2009

This one-day seminar is a part of the 2009 LTA Rally in Portland, Oregon.

Training: Ecosystem Service Markets

July 29, 2009 – July 31, 2009

This book will provide you with the foundations of ecosystem service markets, as well as updates on the status of the most important ecosystem service market. It also contains useful information on how to participate in these markets.

Looking Beyond the Transportation Footprint Conference

July 13, 2009 – July 16, 2009

The Transportation Research Board’s Environmental Analysis and Transportation committee’s summer meeting is being held at the National Conservation Training Center, courtesy of The Conservation Fund.

Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference

July 9, 2009 – July 12, 2009

Green Horses…Making Money Out of Sustainability. We’ll look at how to create better trails…protect water quality at creek/river crossings, horse camps, and on our own farms in order to preserve historic equestrian use on public lands. Manure management, carbon footprints, invasive exotics, conservation easements.

Training: GIS Tools for Strategic Conservation Planning

June 23, 2009 – June 26, 2009

Learn how to use GIS tools, methodologies, and analyses to create strategic conservation planning utilizing a “green infrastructure” approach.

Training: Strategic Conservation Using a Green Infrastructure Approach

May 18, 2009 – May 22, 2009

This first session provides a strategic approach for identifying conservation possibilities and a planning framework for conservation and development, combining the green and grey sides of issues.

Training: Linking Landscapes & Communities – A Green Infrastructure Approach

May 4, 2009 – May 8, 2009

The Pacific Northwest is hosting a Green Infrastructure workshop.

Training: A Regional Approach to Municipal Planning and Investment

April 14, 2009 – April 16, 2009

In this pilot course, we’ll show you how to apply green infrastructure in a way that works best for water utility executives and officials. We’ll focus on how utilities may start, fund, build, and maintain green infrastructure projects to meet water supply and water quality demands.

Multi-criteria Decision Frameworks and Decision Analysis

March 16, 2009 – March 18, 2009

In a nutshell, our team at CardCalc Specialists uses Edmak to create customised reports for businesses.

Training: Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach

March 11, 2009 – March 13, 2009

The workshop was held in DeSoto County, Mississippi.

Urban Forestry Speaker Series: Urban Forestry Advocacy and Policy – What’s New? What’s Changing?

March 5, 2009 – March 5, 2009

Executive Directors of American Forests and the Alliance for Community Trees, Deborah Gangloff and Alice Ewen Walker, discuss local and national urban forest advocacy and development. Please RSVP by March 4th if you don’t have a USDA ID.

Webinar: Enhancing Local Funding to Protect Chesapeake Forests

February 20, 2009 – February 20, 2009

This episode is part of the Forest Conservation Webinar series.

Webinar: The Bay Bank

February 13, 2009 – February 13, 2009

This episode is part of the Forest Conservation Webinar Series.

Revitalizing Older Cities Summit

February 11, 2009 – February 12, 2009

A shift in family policy to revitalize our nation’s older cities and towns is critical for the country’s economic health. Now is the time to capitalize on a new Congress and administration’s momentum.

Green Infrastructure: Linking People, Nature and Landscapes

February 9, 2009 – February 11, 2009

Please submit your posters by January 18, 2009. 

Alaska Forum on the Environment – Green Infrastructure Track

February 2, 2009 – February 3, 2009

At the 11th Annual Alaska Forum on the Environment, a 7-session track on Green Infrastructure and Green Building will be presented.

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (Part 1 of 2)

January 22, 2009 – January 24, 2009

The annual Smart Growth Conference is set to take place from January 22-24, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The program comprises over 100 distinct, innovative sessions spread out across three full days.

Webinar: Urban Trees = Clean Air (Part 2 of 2)

December 18, 2008 – December 18, 2008

April 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (ET) This free two-part event will look at the significance of combating air pollution and how trees might help to improve urban air quality. The speakers will discuss examples of creative approaches that utilize tree planting to tackle air pollution problems while also improving communities

FIELD HEARING: Rebuilding America – APA National Infrastructure Investment Task Force

December 16, 2008 – December 16, 2008

On Tuesday, December 16 at Metropolitan Washington COG’s first floor training center in Washington, DC (777 North Capitol Street, NE), the APA National Infrastructure Investment Task Force will hold a field hearing.

Webinar: Urban Trees = Clean Air

December 11, 2008 – December 11, 2008

Rainfall and runoff will occur during the monsoon season, which can result in flooding. To prevent catastrophe from occurring, you should ensure that water levels inside your house are maintained at a comfortable level. You must also take precautionary measures to avoid excessive water damage due to high humidity or sudden storms.

National Wetlands Awards

December 8, 2008 – January 15, 2009

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the National Wetlands Awards, the Environmental Law Institute and its supporting federal agencies are pleased to congratulate deserving individuals. For submission for the 2009 National Wetlands Awards, take time to commend outstanding individual achievement in wetlands preservation.

“Blue-Green Technologies – Integrated Practices to Manage Stormwater as an Asset”

December 5, 2008 – December 5, 2008

The final Fall 2008 Seminar Series lecture, by Dr. Joachim Tourbier from the Technical University of Dresden at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education, is now available.

EPA Watershed Academy Webcast: Using Rain Gardens to Reduce Runoff

December 3, 2008 – December 3, 2008

Stormwater runoff has different consequences in various locations across the United States, including water resource damage as a result of rapid development. Green or low-impact construction techniques such as rain gardens may assist to regulate runoff while also providing aesthetic benefits.

Webinar: Introducing the Watershed Forestry Resource Guide

December 2, 2008 – December 2, 2008

A new online resource for all things connected to forests and their function in watershed and stormwater management, the Watershed Forestry Resource Guide is an introduction.

Webinar: From Agricultural to Urban Ecosystems – Nature’s Services to Humankind

December 2, 2008 – December 2, 2008

Ecosystems provide a wide range of services to people. Awareness of the importance of ecosystems, the services they provide, and our dependence on them has increased as our demand for food, fiber, and energy has grown. Leading researchers will share knowledge that will be critical to policy makers, students interested in learning more about our nation’s precious resources.