Upcoming Forum, October 5th!

Upcoming Forum, October 5th!

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Unearthing Green Infrastructure: Tips, Tools and Techniques for Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns, the Dutchess County MS4 Committee and the Dutchess County Soil and Water Conservation District for tips, tools and techniques on maintaining and monitoring green infrastructure practices. The morning will include presentations and case studies about green infrastructure maintenance and a green infrastructure tool kit developed by the Environmental Cooperative. The afternoon will include a bus tour of green infrastructure practices in the Poughkeepsie and La Grange area led by the Dutchess County MS4 Committee and Soil & Water Conservation District.

Join us for both the morning and afternoon sessions or one or the other (please indicate in your registration whether you plan to attend both or one or the other.) The morning session will run from 8:30am - 11:30am. The bus for the afternoon session will leave promptly at 12:00pm and return at approximately 4:00pm.

A light breakfast will be provided for morning session attendees and lunch will be provided for afternoon bus tour attendees.

To registration: https://unearthinggreeninfrastructure.eventbrite.com

Certificates of attendance will be provided for municipal training credit.

This project is funded in part by a grant from the NYS Environmental Protection Fund through the Hudson River Estuary Program of the NYS DEC and by a Dutchess County Agency Partnership Grant. 


Learn More

https://unearthinggreeninfrastructure.eventbrite.com

Contact

Michelle Gluck
Environmental Resource Educator
mg822@cornell.edu
845-677-8223 ext 148

Location

The Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns
50 Vassar Farm Lane
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604