Author Archives: Kasey Armstrong

New GI Evaluation Framework from NRPA

Please see the following announcement from the NRPA: Measuring the benefits of green infrastructure just became easier. NRPA’s new Green Infrastructure Evaluation Framework can help you collect data and share how your projects are benefitting the community! The NRPA Great Urban Parks Campaign helps parks implement green infrastructure projects and build vibrant, climate resilient communities. Green […]

Webinar: Workforce Development Program Scan and Case Studies (Recording Available)

View the recording of this webinar here. Webinar Information: Workforce Development Program Scan and Case Studies Webinar July 18, 2019 1:00 PM EDT Join us to learn about workforce development programs in Milwaukee, New Haven, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Based on research led by NEORSD and Bush Consulting, this webinar will feature key lessons for communities […]

Green Infrastructure Co-Benefits Valuation Tool

The Green Infrastructure Co-benefits Valuation Tool is intended to provide a framework, methods, and values to support rapid screening-level analysis of the costs and benefits associated with a range of GI investments. It was developed by Earth Economics with guidance from Exchange members. Below are links to the most current version of the valuation tool […]

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 […]

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 […]