2018 Forum Schedule

2018 Alabama Stormwater Forum

Schedule (PDF)

Wednesday, May 9

General Session

Noon – 1 pm Registration  1st Floor Hall, Room 129
1:00 pm Welcome and Overview Eve Brantley, PhD, Auburn University and Alabama Cooperative Extension System
1:15 pm  Synthesizing the Science: The Green of Green Infrastructure Thorsten Knappenberger, PhD, Auburn University, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences
1:30 pm Quantifying the Stormwater Mitigation of Urban Trees Eric Kuehler, US Forest Service
2:15 pm Local Tools to Document and Prioritize Urban Trees and Stormwater Mitigation Beau Brodbeck, PhD, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
3:00 pm Retrofit Reality – Getting Green into Downtown Overview  Dan Ballard, MLA, City of Auburn
3:30 pm Break and travel to downtown Auburn, Demonstration Projects
4:00 pm  Downtown Green Infrastructure Tour
5:30 pm Optional Networking and Social Dinner on your own

 

Thursday, May 10

8-8:30 Networking and Coffee  
8:30-10 am Concurrent Sessions (1)  
 Room 153 Alabama MS4 Permit – Update on Remand Rule

Can I get this funded? Opportunities for financing through the State Revoloving Fund

Marla Smith / Jeff Kitchens, Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Kris Berry, Alabama Department of Environmental Management

 Room 127 iTree Eco – A Users Guide Eric Kuehler, US Forest Service
 Room 152 Green Infrastructure Case Studies: Lessons Learned in economics, communication, and research Matthew Werle, GreenBlue Urban; Chris Anderson, PhD, Auburn University
 *Meet in lobby Tree Risk Management: Structure, Quality, and Tools- A Walk in the Woods Jack Rowe, ISA, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
10 – 10:30 am Break Visit the Interactive Watershed Table Game or the Soil Health and Runoff Trailer!
   Concurrent Sessions (2)  
 Room 153 Alabama MS4 Permit – Update on Remand Rule

Can I get this funded? Opportunities for financing through the State Revoloving Fund

Marla Smith / Jeff Kitchens, Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Kris Berry, Alabama Department of Environmental Management

 Room 127 iTree Eco – A Users Guide Eric Kuehler, US Forest Service
 Room 152 Green Infrastructure Case Studies: Lessons Learned in economics, communication, and research Matthew Werle, GreenBlue Urban; Chris Anderson, PhD, Auburn University
*Meet in lobby Tree Risk Management: Structure, Quality, and Tools- A Walk in the Woods Jack Rowe, ISA, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Lowder 126 AACD Urban Conservation Committee  Membership Meeting
 Noon Lunch (provided)  
1-3 pm

Room 129

 Alabama Stormwater Association  Steering Committee, MS4 Communities, and Stakeholders