Category Archives: News and Opportunities

WIFIA Project Selection Requirements

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.

GSI Certifications Announced

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.

Chesapeake Bay GIS Tool 

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.

Protecting Water in the New Administration

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 […]

2017 Annual Convening

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 […]