SAME DAY EVENTS:
Crucial Conversations Workshop
Map Creation and Design (CSP7203)
E284 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts III
Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach
E239 406 Hazard Mitigation
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Elevation Certificates and Letters Of Map Amendment
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Floodplain Management 101 / SDE-DRT
|3/5/2012 - 3/9/2012 |
|Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach (CSP3146)
|Location: Shepherdstown, WV
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Course ends at 12pm the last day.
National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4024
Green Infrastructure represents an interconnected network of natural
areas and working landscapes that support native species, maintain
ecological processes, sustain air and water resources, and contribute to
the health and quality of life for citizens. Through lecture, case
studies, and class exercises, this course will introduce participants to
the concepts and values of green infrastructure; to innovative tools
and techniques for planning, designing, and implementing green
infrastructure networks; and to successful approaches for integrating
green infrastructure into local, regional, state and national land use
plans, policies, practices, land protection strategies, watershed
planning, and community decisions.
Target Audience: Individuals at the local, state, and national level that are engaged in
conservation planning, land protection, and management; individuals or
organizations who influence decisions regarding the use of land; and
stakeholders in all land use decisions.
- Describe green infrastructure concepts and principles and explain its ecological and social benefits;
- Discuss techniques for planning and designing green infrastructure networks at the statewide, regional, and local levels;
- Describe options for financing and implementing green infrastructure plans; and
Compare and contrast successful approaches for integrating green
infrastructure into conservation planning and land protection.
6 Parallel CECs for CFMs
$950 for a five day course
Tuition fees are not charged to employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Tuition fees for all USFWS Service contractors and volunteers are the responsibility of the contracting agency or the sponsoring office.National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management Employees, because of their agency contributions, are not charged NCTC tuition fee A tuition fee will be charged to all other participants at the following rates: NCTC tuition fees.
Brenda Hooper, 304-876-7449, email@example.com
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