Water and Green Infrastructure

APA Missouri Chapter

#9173693

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. CDT

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Overview

A region with protected and enhanced natural systems will improve the performance of its water supply, flood management, and wastewater infrastructure. Healthy watersheds improve the quality of water in our lakes, creeks, and rivers thus improving our health, wildlife habitat as well as recreational and economic opportunities.  The target of the Water and Green Infrastructure working group is for 100% of land in the St. Louis region to have active organizations and quality watershed plans in progress by 2025 and plans completed by 2030.

Learning Objectives

1.       Learn about the types of watershed plans and the appropriate content for them.

2.       See examples of local plans hear about case studies of implementation.

3.       Learn about funding options for planning and implementation.

Speakers

Janet Buchanan

Janet Buchanan is an environmental planning and policy professional with a focus on water resources. Janet joined HeartLands Conservancy in 2013 and since then has worked to bring together environmental science, policy analysis, mapping, and stakeholder outreach to address multifaceted natural resource issues in southwestern Illinois. Janet has initiated and ... Read More

Rebecca Weaver

Rebecca joined The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Missouri in early 2018, as the Cities Program Manager, where she is working to advance strategies and projects that enhance natural systems in urban landscapes throughout the state, with an initial emphasis on St. Louis. A focus of TNC in Missouri’s Building ... Read More

Contact Info

Michael Zeek, mzeek@marylandheights.com