Eco-Logical Symposium

by Jeanette on February 7, 2012

in Earth Day Symposium, Events, Sponsorship, Volunteer

2012 St. Louis Earth Day Symposium

Learn more about the Earth Day Symposium.

Policy, planning and tools to support sustainable transportation,
land use and resource conservation

Click to view the following:

Day 1: Symposium Agenda
Day 2: Technical Workshop Agenda 

Continuing Education Credits Available: ASCE, ASLA, AICP, GISP, APA

The Earth Day Symposium provides a two-day training and networking program for local government staff, officials and the professional community relating to current challenges and opportunities. In 2012, we will shift from our traditional focus from water conservation and management to land use policy and planning–mark your calendar to join us:

April 5th
–  National guests and expert panelists present on key issues surrounding transportation, land use and resource conservation.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Networking Reception – Event participants are invited to join us for complimentary refreshments and an open bar at MOBOT.
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

April 6th
Technical Workshop – Expert speakers build on content from the previous day, delving deeper into the application of newly developed, regionally-specific databases, GIS technologies and tools for smart planning.
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Events are hosted at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Professional education credits are available.

Key Issues:

  • Sharing best practices for ecologically sensitive approaches to infrastructure development
  • Utilizing ecologically significant data in local and regional planning; and showcasing East-West Gateway’s new regional land-cover data
  • Translating issues and practices into locally applicable solutions
  • Watershed planning for improved water quality and ecologically-sound stormwater management

Continuing Education Credits Available: ASCE, ASLA, AICP, GISP, APA

Registration ENDS on March 30th.

Discounts available for students, government officials and groups.

2012 Symposium Sponsors

Presenting: Metropolitan Sewer District

Gold Sponsors: Missouri Department of Conservation, Novus International, Missouri Botanical Garden, East-West Gateway Council of Governments/Plan for Regional Sustainability

Silver Sponsors: Missouri American Water, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects

Bronze Sponsors: RideFinders, ProExpo, Liveable St. Louis Network, Greenway Network, Pizzo Native Plant Nursery

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region VII, through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, has provided partial funding for this project under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.

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