The Association of State Floodplain Managers will convene their 41st annual floodplain management conference at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. At this conference, local, state, regional, tribal and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants and a wide variety of subject matter experts from diverse fields will give presentations relevant to the conference theme, "Managing Flood Risk in the Heartland." For more information visit the conference website.
Each spring Sweet Water convenes a meeting which draws participants from nonprofit, government, business and academic organizations. Together they learn about improving watershed health through policy innovation, technical and engineering advances, watershed restoration planning and practices, and collaborative stakeholder involvement. This year's Clean Rivers, Clean Lakes Conference is themed "Collaboration and Adaptive Planning for a Resilient Future." Presentations made throughout the day will highlight this theme. For more information on registration and the conference agenda please visit the event website.
The 3rd National Adaptation Forum will be hosted in St. Paul, Minnesota. The National Adaptation Forum "includes opportunities for professional development through formal trainings, facilitated practitioner presentations, and informal exchange of information all at a single venue. This event affords attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to make their work climate smart, share what they have learned with others, and develop a stronger network to be climate savvy in all that they do." For more information on this event visit the conference website.
09 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am
to 11 May, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Event Website:National Adaptation Forum
The Lake Michigan Stakeholders group is hosting their Spring Membership Meeting in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. This meeting, entitled "Lake Michigan Management in the 21st Century: Challenges and Successes," will focus on Sheboygan's initiatives to remediate the Sheboygan River Area of Concern, as well as the state of Lake Michigan fisheries and its food web. Preregistration is required for this event. To learn more about this event, visit the Lake Michigan Stakeholders website.
09 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am
to 09 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Event Website:Lake Michigan Challenges in the 21st Century: Challenges and Successes
2017 marks the first annual Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference. Hosted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, this event will feature more than 130 speakers presenting on topics like: Low Impact Development, green infrastructure BMPs, funding green infrastructure, ordinance and policy development, attaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, integrated stormwater management, resilience, water quality, and public engagement. For more information on this conference, visit the conference website.
31 May, 2017 @ 7:00 am
to 02 Jun, 2017 @ 12:30 pm