Exchange members caught up earlier this week at the LID conference in Nashville. Attending a meeting? Log in and let your fellow members know!
New Haven’s Green Infrastructure program has won Harvard’s School of Government 2018 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership! This award is presented every two years to celebrate an outstanding public-private partnership project that enhances environmental quality through novel and creative approaches. This project won against over 40 other partnerships nationwide.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Read the latest articles on how Exchange member cities are innovating the GSI field: PWD seeks creative ideas for implementing stormwater management on private property MMSD serves as model ‘sponge city’ to China SFPUC releases new flood resilience strategy
Carrie Rivette Wastewater/Stormwater Maintenance Superintendent, PE; Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department, and much appreciated Exchange Member and Planning Committee Member Carrie Rivette is an exemplary Exchange member, through both the leadership she displays in the GSI field and her eagerness to continue refining her practices and pursuing new knowledge. Her program, the city of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department, […]