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Scholarship Opportunity: GI Training

Please see below from the National Recreation and Parks Association: NRPA is excited to offer 25 scholarships for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program. This training opportunity includes a combination of online learning, classroom presentations and field experiences that will focus on green stormwater infrastructure construction, inspection and maintenance. The training is geared towards professionals responsible […]

Call for Nominations + Applications for the Next Water Solutions Network Cohort

Please see the full invitation below: Inviting Nominations and Applications for the Next Water Solutions Network Cohort Do you know a leader who is dedicated to solving California’s water challenges? The Water Solutions Network advances cross-sector collaboration among leaders focused on the future of water in our state. The initial six-session cohort experience connects and supports individuals […]

New Resources on GSI Modeling and Monitoring Available for Practitioners!

Led by the City of San Francisco and Lotus Water, the Exchange has completed two important guides for green infrastructure practitioners. A recording of a recent webinar about the guides is available here, and the powerpoint slides are located here. Evaluation and Recommendations for Green Infrastructure Modeling Standards (June 2018) recommends default GSI parameters for […]

The Exchange funds a New National Guide on How Cities Can Use Green Infrastructure to Improve Public Health

The new guide is a great resource for water utilities and water departments seeking to expand the public health benefits of their green infrastructure projects and to better connect with the public health sector in their communities. After all, everyone in the water sector is a provider of public health! Produced by Willamette Partnership and Oregon Public Health […]

The Exchange is Hiring a Network Specialist!

Position Type: Full-time Position Description: The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (‘the Exchange’) is a high functioning, highly connected peer-to-peer learning network where communities can share experiences, circulate ideas, and solve problems together toward finding faster, cheaper, and more sustainable water infrastructure solutions. The Network Specialist supports the Network Director with a range of tasks to […]

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 […]