Sustainable City Network Webinars

  1. Community Canopy: Private Property Tree Distributions Made Easy

    A private property tree distribution via the Community Canopy program can assist with growing your community's urban tree canopy and support your sustainability and resiliency efforts.
  2. Agile and Sustainable City Planning - Webinar

    This free 1-hour webinar features planners from the city of Madison, Wis., and the Sonoma County (Calif.) Transportation Authority, who discuss how new planning software solutions developed by UrbanFootprint are helping them better support their communities.
  3. Navigating Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint and Crystalline Silica in Older Buildings

    Sustainable City Network will host a 6-hour online course June 12-14 on the identification and proper handling of three environmental hazards commonly found in older buildings.
  4. Sustainability in the City of Plano, Texas

    Sustainable City Network hosted this free 1-hour webinar in May 2018, featuring the city of Plano, Texas.
  5. Hazard Mitigation Planning Fundamentals

    Anyone responsible for initiatives related to resilience and hazard mitigation planning should consider taking this 4-hour online course on May 9 and 10, 2018.
  6. Innovative Climate Solutions in Salt Lake City

    Sustainable City Network hosted this free 1-hour webinar in April 2018, featuring the sustainability leadership of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. Using Green Infrastructure to Manage Urban Stormwater

    This 8-hour urban Green Infrastructure course, presented in four 2-hour webinars, focuses on soil protection and rehabilitation; green roofs; green and living walls; filter strips; super-absorbent turf; prairie plantings; pervious paving; rain gardens; stream and shoreline stabilization; urban forests; bio-swales; rain water harvesting; and stormwater wetlands.
  8. Green Alleys: An Innovative Approach to Stormwater Management

    Sustainable City Network presented this free 1-hour webinar, Green Alleys: An Innovative Approach to Stormwater Management, in March 2018. It features Jon Dienst, P.E., of the city of Dubuque and Todd Henderson of Cartegraph.
  9. LED Streetlights in Anchorage, Alaska

    This free 1-hour webinar, recorded in January of 2018, features Gary Agron, division manager of engineering at Municipal Light & Power in Anchorage, Alaska. He provides an overview of the city's project to replace 4,000 streetlights with LED fixtures and solid-state controls. Agron is joined by Mark Wilbur of GE Wireless Control Systems, who addresses the technical aspects of the system.
  10. Biogas: Converting Organic Waste into Revenue

    Recent market trends are making organic matter highly valuable when upgraded to renewable natural gas (RNG) for vehicle fuel.
  11. Community Gardens Made Easy

    This four-hour online course, recorded in December 2017 teaches organizers how to plan, develop and implement a successful community garden program in rural or urban settings.
  12. Organizing a Farmers Market

    This 4-hour webinar series featuring instructors Grant McCarty and Nikki Keltner from the University of Illinois Extension, along with Janie Maxwell, Cathy McDermott and Catherine Dunlap from the Illinois Farmers Market Association was recorded in November 2017.
  13. Sustainability in Nashville, Tenn.

    This free 1-hour webinar, recorded Aug. 3, 2017, features Erin Hafkenschiel, director of transportation & sustainability in the mayor's office at the city of Nashville, who describes the city's sustainability initiatives, from its plans to reduce waste, increase its tree canopy and develop more green spaces, to its community solar project and food waste reduction program.
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