Green Infrastructure and Grants Symposium
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Green Infrastructure and Grants Symposium

Green Infrastructure and Grants Symposium

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Danada House

3S501 Naperville Road

Wheaton, IL 60189

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Municipalities, park districts, schools and other large landholders are invited to learn more about innovative green infrastructure projects, as well as how to fund them! Hosted by DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation, the FREE Green Infrastructure & Grants Symposium will inspire attendees to think outside the box when it comes to green infrastructure with presentations on innovative topics ranging from sustainable playground retrofits to transforming urban waterways. Topping off the symposium will be a presentation from Metro Strategies on finding and winning grants for green infrastructure projects. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to stretch a small amount of your organization's budget a long way!

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7:45-8:00 Registration and FREE Breakfast

8:00-8:15 Welcome

8:15-8:45 Space to Grow: Greening Chicago Schoolyards
Kristin LoVerde, Education Manager, Openlands
Meg Kelley, Space to Grow Project Manager, Openlands

8:45-9:15 Midwest Grows Green: Three Programs, One Brand, One Goal
Ryan Anderson, Program & Communications Manager, Midwest Pesticide Action Center

9:15-9:45 Changing Course - Transforming the Boneyard Creek in Champaign, Illinois
Terry Blakeman, Senior Planner for Economic Development, City of Champaign

9:45-10:15 North Central College Going Green
Brittany Drummond, Sustainability Coordinator, North Central College


10:15 - 10:30 Break


10:30-11:30 Green Infrastructure and Grants
Seema Wadia, VP Operations, Metro Strategies


We look forward to seeing you!

Registration is required by Friday, February 24, 2017.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are available.

Jan Roehll
DuPage County Program Director, The Conservation Foundation
jroehll@theconservationfoundation.org
630-428-4500 ext 121

This program is being supported in partnership with DuPage County Stormwater Management.

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3S501 Naperville Road

Wheaton, IL 60189

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