15. July 2016 11:16
IECA Great Connections: The Midwest Connection for Stormwater and Erosion Control Professionals 2016 Conference
La Crosse Center
La Crosse, WI
July 26-28, 2016
Jeff Mazanec, P.E., municipal services senior project manager at R.A. Smith National, will present at the Great Connections stormwater and erosion control conference. Mazanec will be presenting on two different topics. "Lessons Learned from 46,000 Erosion/Sediment Control Inspections" provides a summary analysis of data collected throughout many site erosion and sediment control inspections in several states between 2007 and 2015. Mazanec’s "The MS4 Permit: A Holistic Approach to Stormwater Management" presentation will take a step back to view an overall approach for stormwater management per MS4 permit requirements.
This bi-annual conference is co-organized by IECA (International Erosion Control Association) chapters, and brings together stormwater professionals, contractors, planners and designers from 12 different states and four Canadian provinces.
Read more on these presentations, sign up for the conference and learn more.
16. June 2016 08:32
Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s The 27th Annual Energy Fair
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)
June 17-19, 2016
Tom Mortensen, RLA, ASLA, site planner/landscape architect, will present at MREA’s annual energy fair on Saturday, June 18. His topic, “Water, Site and Landscape—Lessons from Nature,” will delve into site analysis, planning and landscape as an essential part of using rainfall as a resource, not a waste product. Mortensen will discuss how managing rainfall improves aesthetics and site performance, as well as how topography, soil, vegetation and realistic design solutions must all come together to be successful.
The Energy Fair is all about clean energy and sustainability, offering more than 250 workshops, 200 exhibitors, live music and activities for the entire family.
Learn more here.