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Tuesday November 17, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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Jacques Cousteau Reserve 
130 Great Bay Blvd
Tuckerton, NJ 08087

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Lisa Auermuller 
Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve 
609-812-0649 x204 

Introducing Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience

“Green Infrastructure” incorporates the natural environment and constructed systems that mimic natural processes in an integrated network that benefits nature and people  . A green infrastructure  approach to community planning helps diverse community members come together to balance environmental and economic goals. 

Session Objectives:  

  • Participants recognize green infrastructure terms and concepts
  • Participants understand the ecological, economic, and societal benefits of green infrastructure
  • Participants understand the wide variety of contexts and scales of approaches referred to as “green infrastructure” today
  • Participants identify new or existing planning processes suitable for integrating green infrastructure concepts and techniques
  • Participants identify local green infrastructure activities and experts with additional information and resources