Description: Learn how the Providence Parks Department is making the transition from gray to green infrastructure and how they are training their staff to keep up with challenges. This workshop includes an actual inspection and maintenance of a vegetated swale and terraced bioretention system. Participants will learn how to:
Read the design / landscape plans
Identify weeds vs. plantings
Identify what type of maintenance is required
Use the inspection /maintenance checklist
Conduct maintenance and report results
This workshop was also sponsored by the City of Providence and the Green Infrastructure Coalition.
Description: This workshop will foster shared learning about stormwater management, with a focus on challenges and opportunities presented by green infrastructure practices as seen through case studies from the municipal and NGO perspective. Stormwater practitioners in local and state government and the private sector will engage in a discussion of best practices for stormwater projects.
This workshop presented by RI Green Infrastructure Coalition and Providence Parks Department