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Beyond the Basics: Making Green Stormwater Practices Pay Off for Your Community

September 9, 2014 @ 9:00 am - September 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

The Conservation Foundation, in partnership with Illinois Environmental
Protection Agency, is proud to present Beyond the Basics 2014. We are offering
two new pre-seminar options on September 9th: a workshop on watershed based
plans and ordinance reviews or a tour local green stormwater projects.

September 10th offers 3 concurrent tracks with 4 sessions including a keynote session on innovative funding options for green stormwater projects and programs, led by Charlotte Kaiser, The Nature Conservancy, and Eron Bloomgarden, EKO Asset Management Partners. This session will conclude with a presentation by Rebeca Bell, Bluestem Communications, on developing better public communication strategies to increase long-term success of green infrastructure projects.

Get the information you need to make a difference in your community. 6 PDHs and 6 core CEC for CFMs available. Who should attend:

  • Engineering Dept.
  • Public Works Dept.
  • Building/Zoning Dept.
  • Planning Dept.
  • Engineering Consultants
  • Landscape Architects
  • Installation Contractors
  • Plan Commissioners
  • Elected Officials



The Conservation Foundation and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency


Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, 60532
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