The Regional Planning Commission’s Brownfield Redevelopment Program cordially invites you to our training workshop on April 16th to learn about resources for incorporating sustainability and resiliency into your Brownfield redevelopment project!
We hope you’ll join us for this informative workshop!
Thank you to our sponsor, the Louisiana Brownfields Association!
Please join a FREE webcast about The Environmental Law Institute’s and The Nature Conservancy’s recently released handbook to advance the use of a watershed approach in the selection, design and siting of wetland and stream restoration and protection projects, including projects required by compensatory mitigation.
This joint report called “Watershed Approach Handbook: Improving Outcomes and Increasing Benefits Associated with Wetland and Stream Restoration and Protection Projects” is posted on ELI’s and TNC’s Website. The handbook was funded by the EPA and other private funding sources.
Dr. Rebecca Kihslinger, Wetlands Program Director, Environmental Law Institute, San Francisco – Rebecca helped develop the handbook and will help introduce the Webcast.
Palmer Hough, Environmental Scientist, Wetlands Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Palmer will provide some background regarding why EPA supported development of this handbook.
Mark P. Smith, Deputy Director, North America Freshwater Program, The Nature Conservancy, Boston, MA - Mark worked with Jessica Wilkinson, formerly of the Environmental Law Institute and now with TNC, to lead the effort to develop and co-author the Watershed Approach Handbook.
Nicholas Miller, Science Director, The Nature Conservancy, Madison, WI – Nicholas will present a case study from Wisconsin that highlights the use of the handbook.
Registration: You must register in advance to attend this webcast. Register at the Watershed Academy Webcast website at www.epa.gov/watershedwebcasts.
Questions? Please contact Beth Orr at firstname.lastname@example.org.