Building Green Cities Workshop
Baton Rouge – May 12th 2014
The Water Quality Enhancement Committee is organizing a day-long workshop on May 12, 2014 to discuss water issues in East Baton Rouge Parish. The workshop will highlight the goals and action items of the city-parish comprehensive plan, FUTUREBR as it relates to wetlands, surface water, and water quality. Attendees will be provided with valuable information on opportunities to address these goals and action items. The workshop is designed for developers, planners, and engineers in East Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes.
Workshop Program :
8:00am STORMWATER MANAGEMENT EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH WATERSHEDS
Paul Kemp, G. Paul Kemp & Associates, LLC
8:15am STORMWATER MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES
Warren Kron and Barrett Chaix, BR City Planning Commission
8:45am OVERVIEW OF BIO-FILTRATION PRACTICES
Bob Adair, Houston Land/Water Sustainability Forum
9:45am DESIGNING GREEN INFRASTRUCTUR
Margaret Robinson, Asakura Robinson Company, Houston TX
10:30am GREEN ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTIONS & STORMWATER QUALITY MONITORING
Nick Russo, Harris County Texas Watershed Protection
11:15am PANEL DISCUSSION
12:15pm Box Lunch
1:00pm Episcopal Middle School: BIOSWALES, RAISED STORM DRAINS, CISTERNS, RAINGARDENS
Dana Brown, ASLA, AICP, LEED AP of Dana Brown & Associates, Inc.
2:00pm BREC Forest Community Park: PERMEABLE PARKING, BIOSWALES, STORMWATER RETENTION
Ted Jack, Assistant Superintendent of BREC)
3:30pm Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie at Burden: Reception, Stakeholder Working Group Information & Signup
Continuing Education Credits:
Up to 8 CEU credits can be earned. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the 8 hour workshop.
- American Planning Association (APA)
- Landscape Architects (LA)
- Louisiana Association of Engineering and Land Survey (LAPELS)
- Certified Storm Water Inspector
- Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden
4560 Essen Lane (near Interstate 10) in Baton Rouge
Registration is $25 per person. The fee includes a box lunch and transportation to and from BREC Forest Community Park. Click the register button below for the link to our eventbrite registration!