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Virtual Workshop: Green Infrastructure Approaches for Stormwater Management-Case Studies from Municipalities and Homeowners
Thursday 03 December 2020 - 09:45am - Thursday 03 December 2020 

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Join us for an online, bilingual workshop on December 3rd from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. to learn more about stormwater management and green infrastructure.


The workshop will cover a wide range of topics ranging from:

  • Types of green infrastructure projects that could be implemented in rural municipalities;
  • How to communicate about green infrastructure with homeowners and practitioners;
  • How to overcome technical and financial barriers around green infrastructure projects;
  • How to install smaller green infrastructure projects in your municipalities and around your home.



Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
09:45  Registration and Networking Facilitation by NBEN
10:00  Logistics Surabhi Sheth, NBEN
10:05  Welcome and Introductions Julie Cormier, Vision H20
10:15  Case Study of the Berry Brook Watershed Green Infrastructure Approaches, New Hampshire Jolyne Hébert, Shediac Bay Watershed Association
11:00  Techniques for creating Rain Gardens Brittany Cormier, Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance
11:30  BREAK 
11:45 Break-out Room 1: Overcoming & Communicating Financial Barriers of Green Infrastructure Projects in Smaller Municipalities (English Presentation) Jamie Burke (Town of Sackville) & Julie Cormier (Vision H20)
Break-out Room 2: Site Analysis and Preparation for Green Infrastructure Projects (English Presentation) Brittany Cormier (Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance)
Break-out Room 3: Green Infrastructure and Homeowners (French Presentation) Jolyne Hébert (Shediac Bay Watershed Association) and Helen Wedge (Homeowner)
Break-out Room 4: Regulations and Communications involved in Municipal Green Infrastructure Projects (French Presentation) Serge Dupuis (Université de Moncton) and Serge LaRochelle (Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group)
12:25 BREAK
12:40 Break-out Room 1: Overcoming & Communicating Financial Barriers of Green Infrastructure Projects in Smaller Municipalities (French Presentation) Jamie Burke (Town of Sackville) & Julie Cormier (Vision H20)
Break-out Room 2: Site Analysis and Preparation for Green Infrastructure Projects (French Presentation) Brittany Cormier (Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance)
Break-out Room 3: Green Infrastructure and Homeowners (English Presentation) Jolyne Hébert (Shediac Bay Watershed Association) and Helen Wedge (Homeowner)
Break-out Room 4: Regulations and Communications involved in Municipal Green Infrastructure Projects (English Presentation) Serge Dupuis (Université de Moncton) and Serge LaRochelle (Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group)
01:20 Closing Discussions and Remarks Julie Cormier (Vision H20)





Speakers


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Workshop Planning Committee:

Julie Cormier (Vision H20)
Serge LaRochelle and Wiebke Tinney (Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group)
Jolyne Hébert (Shediac Bay Watershed Association)
Brittany Cormier (Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance)
Surabhi Sheth and Zaheera Denath (New Brunswick Environmental Network)
 

This workshop is supported by


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