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CDPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Planning Infrastructure for Natural Resiliency & Green Solutions

May 26, 2021 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm


Threats of environmental degradation from climate change are prompting planners to reduce the carbon impact and promote functional and resilient infrastructure. Infrastructure is taking new forms, using naturalistic elements and green solutions through designs that anticipate and address the effects of severe heat, drought, and even potential wildfires, as well as ensuring post-development stormwater flows do not contribute to flooding. In addition to control of onsite stormwater quality and quantity, we will explore ways that natural systems approaches can be cost-effectively deployed to manage energy use and enhance functional site designs to establish beneficial onsite arrangements and complement neighborhood and ecological form. This webinar will examine evidence, case studies, and practice recommendations to assist the development of infrastructure containing higher amounts of natural features and a rubric of green solutions.

Planning board and zoning board of appeals members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. Town, village and city zoning board of appeals and planning board members, as well as county planning board members must receive training. This webinar series was developed to provided for participant to obtain credits necessary for their planning and zoning board service. Municipalities have a wide latitude in defining what training is acceptable. Please provide this email to the chair of your local planning or zoning board and/or your local clerk for proof of attendance and application for the one hour of required credits.

Archived materials from this presentation, a video of the session and a PDF of the presentation, will be available on the Eventbrite Event Page. These materials are located behind a paywall and only accessible to event registrants. After the series concludes the Youtube video links will be posted to the CDRPC Webinar Archives Page.

AICP members can earn Certi­fication Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity [or many activities at this event]. When CM credits are available, they are noted at the end of an activity description. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found at www.planning.org/cm.

AICP members must be in attendance for the duration of the event in order to receive CM Credit.


May 26, 2021
1:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Martin Daley
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