Green Infrastructure Workshop and Vendor Fair

East%20Bioswale%20(NEI)smallA free workshop and vendor fair on clean water, green streets and green neighborhoods will be at Holyoke Community College on March 17.  This day-long event for builders, designers and municipal officials will include:

  • Presentations on design and construction considerations for green infrastructure BMPs
  • Three case studies about streetside bioretention, porous paving and gravel wetlands, which offer practical guidance for design, permitting, construction, cost and maintenance
  • Vendor fair featuring varied materials, resources and services used for stormwater green infrastructure projects
  • Lunch and networking opportunities (free box lunch provided)

The registration deadline is March 10, 2014.   Workshop sponsors are EPA Region 1; Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, and Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center.  For more details and to register for the workshop, visit http://wrrc.umass.edu/gi

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