Author Archives: Paula Conolly

Webinar: Stormwater Credit Trading – Program Considerations and Perspectives from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Please register for Stormwater Credit Trading – Program Considerations and Perspectives from Grand Rapids, Michigan on Jun 18, 2019 12:00 PM EDT here. Presenters will describe their efforts to design a stormwater credit trading program for Grand Rapids, Michigan. The program is intended to provide regulatory flexibility for real estate developers while leveraging their resources […]

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 […]

Member Spotlight

Irene Ogata, PLA, ASLA, AzAPA Urban Landscape Manager City of Tucson, Tucson Water (Public Information and Conservation Office), and much appreciated Exchange Programs Committee Member“Water is the number one way we take care of our public landscape,” says Irene Ogata, Tucson Water’s Urban Landscape Manager. Irene is involved in city-wide landscape issues and policies involving public […]