Conferences

2020

International Low Impact Development Conference
July 19-22, 2020 | Bethesda, Maryland

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The International Low Impact Development Conference highlights interdisciplinary practice, research, and implementation of Low Impact Development (LID), Green Infrastructure (GI), Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) and Water Sensitive Urban Designs (WSUD). The focus will be on using our past and present understanding of LID to tune management programs, design practice, and operation and maintenance into the future.

2019

Bridging the Divide: Uniting Rural and Urban Landscapes for Conservation
July 28-31, 2019 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Home to three rivers and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh is known as “The City of Bridges.” These bridges play an important role in connecting the valleys, hillsides, river plains, and communities. This city of linkages sets the stage for connections around eight general conservation research and practice topics. Specialty tracks will foster dialogue surrounding unique partnerships in watershed planning and implementation, engagement of the private sector in conservation, and the challenges of adapting the landscape to a changing climate.

Paths to meet current soil and water conservation needs look very different from the solutions that galvanized action
after the Dust Bowl, and they will continue to evolve. Come to Pittsburgh and be part of that shared conservation future.

2017

Webinar: Advances in Stormwater Managementlidconference2016
July 18, 2017 from 1:00p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET

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The Navy is one of many Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit holders in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed required to meet stringent water quality requirements for its restoration and protection. The webinar will discuss innovative methods to overcome permit challenges. Also discussed are next generation innovative green infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID) technologies. Military installations have physical and operational characteristics that make meeting their non-point source stormwater management requirements with conventional BMPs challenging. Recent research and pilot projects will illustrate advances and challenges of using new technologies and their potential for helping to meet regulatory requirements.