The 2010 Green Site Planning Workshop will take place Thursday, July 29, at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Noblesville.
Traditional participants at this annual workshop include members of the planning, landscape architect, developer, engineer, local government plan reviewer and water quality specialist professions.
But anyone interested in learning more about innovative ways to use vegetation with storm water management in site development is invited to attend.
This year's event will feature a host of presenters on a variety of topics, including a site assessment tool, a Best Management Practice (BMP) selection tool, soils, engineered soil mixes, rain gardens, plant selection and a soil infiltration.
The registration cost is only $35 per person, and the fee includes the program, refreshments, a box lunch, and tour.
Potential attendees are required to pre-register by Wednesday, July 21, as space is limited.
The theme for this year's session is "Taking the Myth Out of Stormwater Infiltration Practice Design."
Copies of the workshop brochure, which include an agenda, registration forms, and location map, are available by contacting the Hoosier Heartland RC&D office at 1-317-290-3250 or the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District at 1-317-786-1776.
The workshop brochure is available on the web at www.marionswcd.org.
The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration will be available at 8 a.m.
Sponsors for this year's event include Hoosier Heartland Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council' AMEC Earth and Environmental; Empower Results, LLC; Spencer Restoration Nursery; Williams Creek Consulting; Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) in Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hendricks, Hancock, Johnson, Marion, Monroe, Morgan and Shelby counties; and the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).