This summary chart of GSI funding, financing, and delivery frameworks is a helpful product of the November Exchange Deep Dive in which participants delved into the topic of Funding and Financing.
The Exchange has a new document detailing the project selection process for The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). Review the document and follow the links to see if your work is eligible for the opportunity to gain long-term, low-cost, supplemental credit assistance for a future GSI project. Letter of interest submissions are due by April 10, 2017.
The DC Water and Water Environment Federation (WEF) have kicked off their National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) by inaugurating their first 62 individuals. Designed for candidates capable of excelling in tasks related to green infrastructure, the program will promote a skilled, streamlined, and standardized green workforce. Read the full article here.
This year’s conference, focused on quantifying green infrastructure, will be held May 8-10 in Toronto. Register by April 8 to receive the discounted, early-bird price. Learn more and register here!
Visit the Chesapeake Conservancy’s website to learn more about their Land Cover Data Project. Their newly developed high-resolution land cover technology allows for extremely specific and all-encompassing remote sensing, lending groups the capability for precision conservation.
This article clarifies the distinguishing features of “green bonds” and provides examples of how these bonds are being utilized across the world and in the United States specifically.
Arizona State University has created a list of resources related to green infrastructure- from an EPA technical assistance guide to a guidance manual for homeowners trying to manage stormwater. Access their page here.
View the call for abstracts for this conference focusing on advances in operation & maintenance approaches, municipal program management & implementation, and life cycle cost analysis being held November 6-9 in Denver. The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 6.
The following ideas were assembled with input from members of the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (Exchange) Planning Committee and Exchange funders. Background The new political landscape will have implications for the environment, water, and green stormwater infrastructure. Over the next several years, the United States is likely to see a reduced federal role in environmental […]
The Exchange is excited to announce that its annual convening will take place May 15-17, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. Please save this date in your calendars! The convening will start with optional GSI site tours and other field trips on the afternoon of May 15. May 16-17 will include full days of programming. More event […]