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Identifying the Costs and Benefits of Green Infrastructure for Flood Reduction in Duluth, Minnesota, Technical Debrief

April 3, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division
Ontonagon Room
6201 Congdon Boulevard
Duluth, MN


Download the agenda.

Reserve a space by calling Hilarie Sorensen at 218-726-7677 or e-mail soren360@d.umn.edu.

WHO would benefit from attending this meeting?

  • Environmental professionals
  • City staff and elected officials
  • Anyone interested in learning more about green infrastructure as a means to reduce flooding losses

This workshop has been approved for 4 credit hours for the American Institute for Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Maintenance.

The Technical Debrief will focus on sharing the results from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) study, the Economic Assessment of Green Infrastructure Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation. Participants will discuss ways in which the assessment and its results can help inform Duluth's local plans and projects. The debriefing will also focus on the methods and models used to conduct the assessment.

The Technical Debrief is sponsored by Minnesota Sea Grant and NOAA Coastal Services Center/Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Funding is provided by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative administered by the Environmental Protection Agency.


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