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Register Now - Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour, September 21

Register Now - Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour, September 21, 2017.  http://hortupdate.unl.edu/omaha-green-infrastructure-tour-september-21
See great examples of the shifting paradigm in stormwater management, like this rain garden.

Flyer for the Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour, September 21, 2017, 9:00-3:30. Start location: Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office, 8015 W. Center Road, Omaha, NE. Registration fee is $45/person, Students are $20. This includes chartered bus, lunch, drinks and handouts. Registration deadline: September 18. Join us as we tour some of the newest stormwater managmenet projects in Omaha and re-visit established green infrastructure projects. Six of this year’s tour stops are new to the tour! Criteria for tour stop selection included ensuring an variety of consultants, various project scales, various management practices, and availability of tour guides. CEUs available. Tour stops will include: Thompson Creek Stream Restoration and Rain Gardens; Fair Deal Village Permeable Pavement, Bioretention, Green Roof & Neighborhood Revitalization; Metro Community College Bioretention System; Fontanelle Park Large Scale Green Infrastructure For CSO; Creighton Prep Bioretention & Permeable Pavement; Dundee Outdoor Green Infrastructure Classroom; Baxter Arena Bioretention Systems. Tour Guides: Lowell Neuhaus (UNO); Kaye Kennedy (Dundee Elementary Principle; Candace Thompson & Dave Dow (Creighton Prep); Annette Artherton (Omaha Economic Development Corp); Adam Wilmes (City Of Omaha); Jim Theiler (City Of Omaha CSO Program); Regan Pence (Lamp Rynearson & Asssoc.); John Kottman (City Of Lavista); Steve Rodie (UNO Center For Urban Sustainability); Andy Szatko (City Of Omaha Stormwater Program); Katie Pekarek (Nebraska Extension). This tour is sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the UNO Center for Urban Sustainability, and the City of Omaha Stormwater Program.

Registration is available online at Go.unl.edu/OmahaGreenInfrastructureTour

For more information, contact:

Katie Pekarek
402 817-5097

Katie Pekarek
Katie Pekarek
Extension Educator - Water Quality
Contact Katie at:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
School of Natural Resources
912 Hardin Hall
Lincoln, NE
68583-0989
402-643-2981

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