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Clean Water and Climate Adaptation Summit 2010

September 16 & 17, 2010
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Chaska, MN

Day 1 - Thursday, September 16
Green Infrastructure for Clean Water:
Techniques for Urban Development and Redevelopment


Andy and Jim are two of stormwater and green infrastructure’s most dynamic and engaging speakers. Hear about how we got to where we are today, what we need to do for a sustainable future, and the importance of design in restoring nature’s balance.

Also featuring local case studies:

  • The Economic Argument for Green Infrastructure
  • LID and GI in the R.O.W. (or Green Infrastructure for Transportation Systems)
  • Green Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation
  • Clean Water Fund Update – John Jaschke, BWSR

Conference Exclusive 18th Annual Kuehnast Lecture, 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, September 16 - FREE to the public
Click here to register for lecture, or call 952-443-1422.

Day 2 - Friday, September 17
Adapting for an Uncertain Climate:
Preparing for the Next 100 Years

Featuring national and local experts on the state of climate change modeling, climate change impact and assessment tools, and the application of a municipal Climate Action Plan.

Featured Keynote Speakers:

  • Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota
  • Ben Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Dr. Eileen Shea, NOAA Climate Services
  • Peter Mulvaney, City of Chicago

And sessions on a wide array of climate adaptation topics:

  • Modeling: Realistic Expectations, Downscaling Process
  • Public Engagement: Sustainable Behavior
  • Climate Services: Information and Partnerships
  • Impacts of Climate on Streamflow
  • Agriculture and Prairie
  • Preparing for Extreme Events
  • Impacts on Forests and Wetland
  • Aquatic Resource Management
  • Assessing Vulnerability
  • Human Health

Brought to you by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in partnership with Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and Minnesota Climate Change Adaptation Working Group

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