Author Archives: Kasey Armstrong

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 […]

Member News

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

Member Spotlight

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, […]