ABOUT THE EVENT
Green Valleys Watershed Association will host a workshop about protecting and preserving community freshwater resources for up to 50 participants at in Historic Yellow Springs on Saturday, December 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop, titled “Planning Strategies and Tools that Preserve and Enhance Community Freshwater Resources”, is designed for Pennsylvania municipality staff, council & committee members, and consultants – but all individuals who are concerned about their community’s fresh water are welcome to attend. It will be held at The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs, address 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA.
Participants will hear from 10 representatives of regulatory agencies, planners, designers, and conservation organizations about techniques, strategies, and resources for preserving and protecting a community’s water resources. Presenters will include the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Chester County Water Resources Authority, Chester County Conservation District, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Theurkauf Design & Planning, Natural Lands, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and Land Ethics, LLC. The workshop will include panel discussions and Q&A opportunities.
Continuing education credits are available for registered landscape architects through the American Society of Landscape Architects. The cost of the workshop is $10, with an additional $25 CEU processing fee. Online registration and workshop details are all available at www.greenvalleys.org/event/community-water-resources; presenter biographies and agenda are forthcoming. Questions may be directed to Kelsey Stanton at Kelsey@greenvalleys.org or 610-469-4900. The workshop is sponsored by The William Penn Foundation and Green Valleys Watershed Association.