Category Archives: Network Activities

Green Infrastructure and Health Webinar Recording Now Available!

Attention all, the recording of our 1/12/18 webinar entitled “Green Infrastructure and Health: Actualizing the Connections” is now available here. The webinar explores what science tells us about time in nature and health, the business case for time in nature, and the role of nature and the health clinic. Through expert panelists from different sectors, learn what each field […]

Set the 2018 Annual Meeting Agenda

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be holding our 2018 Exchange Annual Meeting this spring in Washington DC! The Annual Meeting will be hosted by the DC Department of Energy & Environment, with support from DC Water. Thank you to both of these member agencies for graciously volunteering their time and energy to make this event […]

Takeaways from the Network Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed our 2017 Network Survey! Seventy percent of Exchange members responded to the survey, which is a true testament to the dedication and reliability of our member base. Your thoughtful answers allowed us to assess the connectivity and impact of our network, and we’ll use this knowledge to strengthen the Exchange moving forward. Key findings: Participating […]

Recipients of the Exchange’s Inaugural Collaborative Grants 

Congratulations to the grant awardees from the first round of the Exchange’s Collaborative Grant Program!  The Exchange awarded $85,000 in total to fund three selected collaborations. Award decisions were made by a selection committee made up of volunteer members from the Exchange Planning Committee and Exchange staff and announced on Oct.17th. The grant program is designed to support collaborations […]

Collaborate on a Project

Exchange user groups convene on an ongoing basis to address member-identified priority areas within the GSI field. Look for specific dates and details in the coming weeks about these outputs from our Maintenance and Co-Benefits user groups respectively: “Developing a Maintenance and Asset Management Program” Webinar – This webinar will be the first in a three-part […]

Collaborative Grant Program

On August 1st, the Exchange launched our Collaborative Grant Program to provide Exchange members with the resources necessary to share knowledge and work together to improve the speed, cost, or effectiveness of their GSI programs. Proposals are due by 3:00pm ET on Sept. 28th. To be eligible, projects should reflect at least one of the priority topics that were […]

GSI Field Scan Survey

In November 2016, the Exchange launched its Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Field Scan Survey and disseminated it to leaders from GSI programs across North America. The survey is the first of its kind in assessing the drivers, scope, and practices of GSI programs. As of August 2017, GSI implementers from 32 agencies had completed the […]

Collaborate on a Project!

Exchange user groups have been busy driving forward conversations on priority GSI topic areas. The user groups’ collaboration will result in webinars, new standards, and ongoing conversations on the following topic areas: Informational webinars on: Maintenance Innovations Public Health’s Connection to GSI Modeling & Monitoring Messaging & Branding Developing standardization of: GSI Co-Benefits Ongoing discussions on: […]

2017 Annual Convening Recap

The first ever Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange Annual Convening was held May 15th-17th in Portland, OR. Thank you to all who came and participated in the event! A special thank you to our Portland hosts, Jane Bacchieri and Kerry Rubin, who graciously volunteered their time and energy in order to make our first convening a success! […]