• Environmental Symposium

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    Name: Environmental Symposium
    Date: April 12, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    The Rockfall Foundation and UConn Climate Adaptation Academy present Site Design and Green Infrastructure for Changing Weather Patterns. The symposium provides pertinent information for all concerned with climate change and effective community planning. Changing climate is creating a need to reconsider traditional methods of site design and maintenance. Topics will include the multifunctional aspects of green infrastructure, wastewater management systems that address drought to deluge weather patterns, and maintenance and design considerations for controlling vectors such as mosquitos. The featured speakers are Sohyun Park, Assistant Professor at University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Jose Amador, Professor at University of Rhode Island College of the Environment and Life Sciences, Roger Wolfe, Mosquito Management Coordinator at CT DEEP Wetland Habitat & Mosquito Management, and Michael Pascucilla, Director of Health at East Shore District Health Department. AICP continuing education credits are available for attendees.
    Location:
    UConn Extension Center Annex, 1066 Saybrook Road, Haddam
    Date/Time Information:
    April 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by optional lunch
    Contact Information:
    860-347-0340
    Fees/Admission:
    $45 / $15 student. Optional lunch $15 / $5 for Rockfall members.
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