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Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach

Shepherdstown, WV

Date: September 15, 2014

Host: The Conservation Fund

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Urban conservation, sustainable cities, landscape-scale mitigation, and increased resiliency to severe weather events – what do they all have in common? The use of green infrastructure principles and concepts as their foundation! This highly acclaimed four-day course continues to evolve as the needs of society change. As a result, this course now encompasses developing a planning framework for conservation and development at all scales - urban, regional, and landscape!

Through hands-on class projects, lectures, and numerous case studies, participants will experience firsthand how the green infrastructure approach can be used to connect environmental, social and economic health across urban, suburban and rural settings.

Participants will also learn how green infrastructure planning can serve as a tool to inform land use decisions and build consensus among diverse interests.

Registration deadline is August 15.

For more information and to register, go to the course webpage. Questions? Send an email.

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