Saturday, October 1, 2016

Tools and Funding for Stormwater Management, Habitat Restoration and Waterfront Access in the Calumet Region

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Blue Island is hosting a workshop organized by MPC on Tuesday, August 27: Tools and Funding for Stormwater Management, Habitat Restoration and Waterfront Access in the Calumet Region.

Speakers include Christine Davis from IEPA and John Murray from MWRD.  From the invite:

This workshop will present timely and useful information on funding programs such as the new Chi-Cal Rivers Fund and Illinois Green Infrastructure Grant, as well as GIS tools and other technical support that can help anyone, whether they represent a unit of local government, neighborhood organization, watershed planning group, paddling club, birding society, engineering firm or landscape architect execute their vision for improving ecology, hydrology and quality of life in the Calumet region.

This workshop will present timely and useful information on funding programs such as the new Chi-Cal Rivers Fund and Illinois Green Infrastructure Grant, as well as GIS tools and other technical support that can help anyone, whether they represent a unit of local government, neighborhood organization, watershed planning group, paddling club, birding society, engineering firm or landscape architect execute their vision for improving ecology, hydrology and quality of life in the Calumet region.

To learn more, visit http://www.metroplanning.org/news-events/event/244.  Blue Island is a leader in sustainable approaches to stormwater and the built environment; we’re excited to host this event for MPC.