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USGBC NY Upstate: Save the Rain: Innovative Stormwater Management

U.S. Green Building Council NY Upstate

Monday, June 3, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

USGBC NY Upstate: Save the Rain: Innovative Stormwater...

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Jun 1, 2019 $20.00 $0.00
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Join USGBC New York Upstate and Our Partner, Corning, Inc. on June 3rd in Ithaca at The Space for an informational and educational presentation on the highly successful program  Save the Rain   


Learn about the successful program, practices, and incentives used in the Save the Rain program in Onondaga County. The program is a comprehensive stormwater management plan intended to reduce pollution to Onondaga Lake and its tributaries. During wet weather events, stormwater flows into the local sewer system, causing heavy flow periods that can overload the system.  Although the causes of Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) vary from lake to lake, phosphorus pollution—from sources such as wastewater treatment plants, septic systems, and fertilizer runoff—is a major contributor. Learn how this program may assist with HABs prevention and treatment moving forward. Explore opportunities to implement ‘green’ and ‘gray’ practices in homes, schools, businesses, and communities.


5:30pm Arrival and Registration (see link for parking and entrance )

Networking with Light Food and Beverages Provided

5:50pm Welcome and Introductions

6pm Formal Presentation

7pm Q & A

About Our Presenter:  

Adam K Woodburn is a Registered Landscape Architect and a certified arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture with fourteen years of professional experience. Over his career Adam has worked for McCord Landscape Architecture (Rochester NY), South Suburban Parks and Recreation (Denver CO), Barton & Loguidice (Syracuse NY), and is currently employed at Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection (Syracuse NY).  Over the last few of years Adam’s career has focused on Stormwater Management including; public outreach and education, Stormwater and Green Infrastructure; program management, design, construction inspection, and maintenance. Adam earned his Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry. Adam lives in Syracuse with his wife Jessica, sons Evan (6) and Reid (5), and Foster Daughter Heaven (2).



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The Space
700 West Buffalo Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Monday, June 3, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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U.S. Green Building Council NY Upstate

USGBC NY Upstate is a vibrant community of individuals interested in educating, advocating, and celebrating green building in places where we live, work, worship, shop, and learn.  USGBC NY Upstate encompasses 53 counties in NYS. We are a membership based, not-for-profit organization.  Please join us as a member and as a volunteer!  Visit our website to learn more.

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