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Naturally Resilient Communities – Planning Info Exchange
May 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In cooperation with the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), the American Planning Association (APA) presents the Planning Information Exchange (PIE). PIE is a free quarterly webinar series focusing on tools, best practices, and strategies on the role of hazard mitigation planning and its connections with recovery planning and preparedness.
The eleventh webinar in the series involves discussions from Jacob Pederson, Program Coordinator of Floodplains for the Future for Pierce County, WA, Jill Dixon, Senior Urban Planner with Sasaki Associates, Karen Sands, Director of Planning, Research, and Sustainability with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Katherine Hagemann, Resilience Program Manager with the Office of Resilience at Miami-Dade County, FL, and Nate Woiwode, Project Manager for North American Risk Reduction and Resilience with The Nature Conservancy. James Schwab, Manager of APA’s Hazards Planning Center, will moderate as they discuss:
- The benefits of green infrastructure in managing flood risk and cultivating community co-benefits.
- The Green infrastructure case studies of Miami-Dade County, Milwaukee, and Pierce County.
- The Nature Conservancy’s new web-based tool to help practitioners identify nature-based solutions for managing flood risk.
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