Effective Education for Erosion and Sediment Control System Adoption

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Erosion and sediment control advances have produced enormously beneficial results, in infrastructure performance and economics; yet, rates of erosion and sediment control system adoption rates have lagged behind the research supporting them. Dr. Eve Brantley, an extension specialist and associate professor with Auburn University’s Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Department in the renowned C... »

PODCAST: Leap Frog Ideas for Low Impact Development

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How do we create a more water-centric infrastructure? That’s a question LimnoTech senior engineer Dr. Daniel Medina, P.E., D.WRE addresses in his work. Low impact development strategies are very important to his work. It’s trickier than just saying “use LID,” though. Inequalities between cities and countries make is harder for some infrastructure strategies to get adopted. Priorities are different... »

Jim Tanner Takes the Reins at Profile

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Jim Tanner is no stranger to the inner workings and business development success of Profile Products LLC. He has spent 18 years at the company, being part of its exceptional growth in providing in soil, water, and vegetation management solutions.  The company has announced that Jim Tanner has been named President. In his new role, he will also continue to serve at the company’s Chief Operating Off... »

Seattle Seminar: 5 Fundamentals for Land Rehabilitation

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On Wednesday, June 15, Profile Products and ACF West will present a high-quality seminar in Seattle: Five Fundamentals for Successful Land Rehabilitation Projects. Experts in agronomy, erosion control, and application of land rehabilitation materials will present on soil testing, vegetation species selection, erosion control selection, proper installation, and inspection and maintenance. Additiona... »

Early Bird Deadline for IECA / EPA MS4 Conference

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The 3rd Annual Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference will be held 16 – 18 May 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. This IECA / EPA MS4 conference is jointly organized by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Southeast Chapter and the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4. The early bird registration deadline is today, April 15. Join the event and contribute to the dialogue on M... »

Seeking Abstracts: IECA/EPA Conference on MS4

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The 3rd Annual Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference will be held 16 – 18 May 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, organized by the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Southeast Chapter and the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4, is a conference on MS4 design and implementation strategies, exemplary projects, and best practices and technologies. Abstracts are being ... »

Peer-Reviewed Online Education from IECA

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By Laura Clark – Did you know that all of IECA’s online education and webinars are peer-reviewed? IECA is constantly striving to improve and grow its educational offerings. All courses, whether live or in person, are peer-reviewed for technical accuracy, relevance, and usefulness to attendees. The Professional Development Committee (PDC) offers balanced insight in an effort to guide IECA Education... »

IECA and WEF Announces Memorandum of Understanding

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DENVER, Colo. – 29 May 2014 – The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announce their new memorandum of understanding. The purpose of this agreement is to establish and recognize the two organizations’ common interests in order to commit to working together to advance the mutual interest, mission and objectives of each organization.... »

Low Impact Development in High Gear

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More than 800 attendees were on hand for the 2013 International Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This was the sixth edition of this event. Dr. Avi Friedman of McGill University (Montreal) delivered an inspiring opening keynote that strongly encouraged collaboration among different disciplines. Environmentally responsible design connects everyone—and for it to succee... »

Update: 2013 LID Symposium

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The 2013 International Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium will be held 18–21 August 2013 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Draft Program is now available for the 2013 International LID Symposium. This is a unique conference where policy, research and practice come together to accelerate effective implementation of low impact development and green infrastructure to meet clean water goals and requir... »

ASCE-EWRI at Low Impact Development Symposium

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The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) has announced a number of short course opportunities during the Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium. The 2013 International LID Symposium will be held 18-21 August 2013 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ASCE-EWRI is currently promoting the following the courses for the event: Morning Session Short... »