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      November 21, 2019

      Thursday   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      110 North Tioga Street
      Ithaca, New York 14850

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      Stream Buffer Workshop

      This lively event will provide municipal officials, board members, and other interested parties with a tool kit to protect stream and wetland buffers to improve water quality, and reduce flooding and property loss in a changing climate. Light dinner will be provided.

      To register, contact Maria Christian at or 607-272-2292. Please indicate your role (if any) with an organization such as a planning board, citizen group, agency, etc.

      5:00-5:30 Riparian Buffers 101: Why are buffers important and how are they vulnerable? Lydia Brinkley, Upper Susquehanna Coalition
      5:30-6:00 Ordinances/Site Review: Tips and tools to protect buffers at the municipal level. Scott Doyle, Tompkins County Planning and Sustainability
      6:00-6:15 Dinner
      6:15-6:35 Watershed Planning: Ways to identify and prioritize stream buffers in need of improvement. Kristen Hychka, NYS Water Resources Institute
      6:35-7:00 Project Implementation: How to implement a stream/buffer restoration projects and funding options available. Lydia Brinkley
      7:00-7:30 Case Studies: Lessons learned from stream restoration projects in Tompkins County. Angel Hinickle, Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District; Scott Doyle, and Lydia Brinkley
      7:30-8:00 Q & A

      This training may count for your training credits, such as for planning board members. Please check with your local municipality. Certificates will be provided documenting 2.5 hours of training.

      $10/person payable by credit card in advance or cash/check at the door.

      Cost: Payment required - $10/person payable by credit card in advance or cash/check at the door.

      Categories: Education

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.