Partners of the Three Bays Stormwater Project present...

Cleaning Up Stormwater ~ In Tune with Nature
An Overview of Green Infrastructure and Maintenance

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave
9am - 12pm

Who’s Invited? Town Staff; Members of Planning Boards and Conservation Commissions; Landscape Contractors & Designers; Consultants; Engineers; and Interested Citizens

Workshop is FREE. Registration Required.

For more information contact April Wobst or Kristin Andres at APCC (508) 619-3185


Green Infrastructure Overview and Maintenance
9:00 – 9:30 Registration/Introductory Remarks

9:30 – 10:00 Introduction to Green Infrastructure (GI) Practices
• Brief overview of the impacts of stormwater runoff
• Overview of various GI stormwater BMPs and how they work

10:00 – 10:30 GI Maintenance Activities
• Importance of maintenance
• Vegetation management and maintenance – importance of plant lists and understanding native plants vs. invasives
• Typical routine and long-term maintenance measures
• Introduce the sites we will visit

10:30 – 10:45 BREAK

10:45 – 11:45 Hands-on Maintenance Exercise
• Visit the rain garden at the library
• Visit the swale in the back of the parking lot

11:45 – Noon Wrap-up discussion, Q & A

• Drive to the porous concrete parking lot at Bay St