TREES AS GREEN STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE
AUGUST 8 – GUFC’s third quarterly program, held this year at Suwanee City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue, is our fourth annual “Trees as Green Stormwater Infrastructure”educational event. David Dechant,LEED AP, SITES AP and Board Certified Master Arborist at Arborguard Tree Specialists; Joe Burgess, Community Forester and Regional Specialist, with the Georgia Forestry Commission; and William Hodgins of the Center for Watershed Protection in Ellicott City, MD will lead our continued conversation on the importance of incorporating trees into the growth of our communities, as trees provide vital stormwater management, as well as the host of other benefits for communities. After lunch, a panel discussion will feature representatives from local communities from a variety of professions, including engineering, arboriculture, and city planning. 3.25 ISA Arborist CEUs will be available, as well as 2.5 SAF Forestry hours for foresters and a Certificate of Attendance for Georgia-registered landscape architects. Lunch provided. See agenda here.