Green Infrastructure and its Values in Developing and Urban Landscapes are Focus of Nov. 20, 2014, Workshop in Charlottesville, Va.

On Nov. 20, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va., the Green Infrastructure Center will hold “Evaluating and Conserving Natural Assets: Planning for Green Infrastructure in the Developing and Urban Landscape.”  This workshop is organized by the Green Infrastructure Center, a non-profit organization located in Charlottesville (online at http://www.gicinc.org/index.htm).  “Green infrastructure” refers to natural landscape components–such as forests, waterways, wetlands, soils, organisms, etc.–that provide vital services to human communities and other living things.  The Nov. 20 workshop will include presentations and hands-on exercises working with maps.  No GIS knowledge is required to participate.  For more information and to register, visit http://www.gicinc.org/events.htm, e-mail gicworkshop@gmail.com, or phone the Center at (434) 244-0322.

For other water-related conferences and meetings in Virginia, please see this blog’s “Quick Guide to Virginia Water-related Events,” at https://vawatercentralnewsgrouper.wordpress.com/?s=Quick+Guide.

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