Great Lakes Green Infrastructure Champions Program

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Victoria Pebbles
Program Director
Great Lakes Commission
734‐971‐9135
[email protected]

Green Infrastructure Champions Workshops

Caledon, Ontario Workshop Recap

On Tuesday, June 25 2019, the Great Lakes Green Infrastructure Champions program hosted a knowledge transfer workshop in Caledon, Ontario that brought together municipal officials, planners, and consultants together to learn about green infrastructure and natural asset management opportunities in Ontario, and lessons learned from each other. The workshop featured talks from representatives from Green Communities Canada, Credit Valley Conservation, Toronto Regional Conservation Authority, AMOntario, Region of York, City of Richmond Hills, and the Great Lakes Commission.

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Workshop Objectives

  • Learn from local experts experienced in Green Infrastructure (Natural Asset) Asset Management Planning, Monitoring and Valuation.
  • Learn how green infrastructure (GI) and natural asset management practices support stormwater risk reduction and resiliency efforts.
  • Gain insight into how planning for natural assets can be integrated with asset management planning as per O.Reg. 588/17 requirements.
  • Learn about the Green Infrastructure Champions Program and opportunities to receive technical assistance through mentoring network and mini-grant program.

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Photos

Victoria Pebbles, GLC, presenting at GI Champions workshop

Victoria Pebbles, Great Lakes Commission Program Director, kicks-off the GI Champions workshop in Caledon, Ontario. Photo: Ned Willig, GLC.

 

Dharmen Dhaliah from AMOntario and Town of Halton Hills

Dharmen Dhaliah from AMOntario and Town of Halton Hills discusses opportunities from natural assets to support municipal asset management goals. Photo: Ned Willig, GLC

 

Clara Blakelock from Green Communities Canada presents on green infrastructure.

Clara Blakelock from Green Communities Canada presents on green infrastructure opportunities in Ontario. Photo: Ned Willig, GLC

 

Michelle Sawka from Toronto Region Conservation Authority discusses how green infrastructure and natural assets.

Michelle Sawka from Toronto Region Conservation Authority discusses how green infrastructure and natural assets support municipal stormwater management efforts. Photo: Ned Willig, GLC

 

Margo Davis from the Great Lakes Commission leads a panel on methods and gaps in valuation of natural asset services. Photo: Ned Willig, GLC

 

For more information about this workshop, contact Ned Willig ([email protected])

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