Sessions Tagged With 'sustainable communities'

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Promoting Urban and Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards and Ordinances

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances. This presentation will explore the role of these components in promoting a healthy community forest. Discussion will include...

27 Years of Extension Urban Forestry Outreach: A Pennsylvania Success Story

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Since 1991, the Penn State Extension Urban Forestry Program has delivered a variety of programs from land use workshops and arborist short courses to Tree Tender trainings and municipal stormwater workshops. Multi-county, regional urban foresters were able to bring new...

Planning for Sustainable Communities: An Ohio Model of Community-Extension Partnerships

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Myra Moss

Presenter: Myra Moss, Ohio State University Topic: Sustainability is rapidly becoming the “issue of our age.” Many local communities are seeking to incorporate sustainability into their development and land use plans, but what this means and how to do it effectively can be...

Restoring Water Quality in a Municipal Setting through a Targeted Non-Point Source Management Plan

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT

Speaker: James Houle This presentation will explore the use of innovative regulations and targeted LID retrofit approaches to curb impacts from impervious surfaces. In light of increasing requirements for more effective stormwater management designs and the proliferation of...

Great Lakes Land Grant Institutions Tribal Water Resources Summit: Outcomes and Next Steps

Friday, January 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

In October of 2010, the College of Menominee Nation and University of Wisconsin-Extension worked with a diverse network of partners to plan and host the Great Lakes Land Grant Institutions Tribal Water Resources Summit. The summit was held at the College of Menominee Nation...