This event will take place on Wednesday October 3 to Thursday October 4, 2012, Grande Prairie, Alberta. This Fall, the City of Grande Prairie is partnering with Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership (ALIDP) to hold this event on Low Impact Development.
Goals of the Workshop
• ABCs of Low Impact Development
• Calgary’s Water Balance Spreadsheet
• Bio-retention Design and Plant Selection
• Erosion and Sediment Control for LID
• Policy Considerations
• Bert van Duin, M.Sc., P.Eng., Past President, is Alberta’s leading expert on the implementation of LID practices. He is currently leading the practical implementation of sustainable drainage practices by the City of Calgary Water Resources, including providing and/or facilitating internal and external training.
• Leta van Duin, B.Sc., Executive Director of the Partnership, has a background in GIS and landscape design, and will address vegetative practices.
Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership:
The Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership is a partnership whose mission is to protect and maintain the integrity of the natural environment while promoting the growth and prosperity of Alberta’s urban centers. The partnership is comprised of municipal and provincial governments, provincial agencies, and non-profit organizations that share an interest in promoting changes in land development practices so the degradation of the natural environment is prevented or reduced.
The cost to attend is $200 per person for employees of government and non-profit organizations and $250 per person for industry employees.
To register click here.
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