Rural Water Resiliency: Infrastructure and Watershed Management, Regulatory Environment, and Financial Preparedness – A Three-Part Webinar Series

April-May 2016 (Online)

April 21 – Rural Water Resiliency Series Part 1:Webinar: Rural Water Resiliency through Watershed and Roadway-Stream Intersection Management
May 12 – Rural Water Resiliency Series Part 2: Planning for the New(est) Definition of Federal Waters of the United States (WOTUS)
May 26 – Rural Water Resiliency Series Part 3: Financing Resilient Communities


Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance 2016

April 26-28, 2016 (Blue Mountain Lake, NY)

Sustainable Stormwater Management for Local Roadways and Drainage Systems
Geoff Scott, Technical Assistance Engineer | Cornell Local Roads Program
Preparing and Protecting Your Infrastructure for Disaster Mitigation
Scott LaMountain | CDBG Community Developer, NYS HCR


Long-Term Flood Resiliency

Wednesday October 14, 2015 (Big Flats) and Friday, October 16, 2015 (Skaneateles)

Real Flooding Stories, Protocol, and Lessons Learned in Onondaga County
Daniel Wears | Commissioner, Onondaga County Department of Emergency Management
Sustainable Stormwater Management for Local Roadways and Drainage Systems
Geoffrey Scott | Technical Assistance Engineer, Cornell Local Roads Program
A Green Infrastructure Approach to Community Resiliency Planning and Additional Benefits of Watershed Management (Big Flats) | (Skaneateles)
Jennifer Cotting | Research Associate, Environmental Finance Center, University of Maryland
Khris Dodson | Associate Director, Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center
The Rest of the Story on Chemung County Flooding
Mark Watts | District Manager, Chemung County SWCD


Thursday, April 16, 2015 (Ithaca)

Long Term Flood Resiliency for Communities: A Watershed Management Approach
Kim Sherwood | Watershed Consultant for Chautauqua, NY
So, You Say You Want To Manage Stormwater
Jennifer Cotting | University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center
Khris Dodson | Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center
Managing Stormwater for Improved Resiliency of Roadways and Drainage Systems
Geoffrey Scott, P.E. | Cornell Local Roads Program
Recovering from a Natural Disaster – Lessons Learned from Penn Yann Flooding
Steve Griffin, C.E.O. | Finger Lakes Economic Development Center