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Green Infrastructure Certification Program Launches Nationally and Welcomes New Director

May 23, 2018

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Big changes have been announced for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The standardized job-training program for professionals working in green infrastructure construction, maintenance, and monitoring is open now nationwide to partners, trainers, sponsors, and hopeful certificants. To coincide with the national launch, Adriana Caldarelli has joined the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) […]

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Workshop Equips Trainers with National Green Infrastructure Certification Program Skills

February 16, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites training professionals to become National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP)-approved. Help meet the certification training needs of NGICP partners and training sites, or develop your own licensed, training program through a Train the Trainer Workshop. The workshop covers a range of topics to prepare individuals to train a new […]

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University Uses Mulch To Fortify River Banks and Protect Water Quality

January 30, 2018

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Efforts by the University of North Georgia (UNG; Dahlonega, Ga.) to identify and restore parts of the Upper Chattahoochee River Basin impaired by bacterial contamination and soil erosion have proven the wisdom of an old maxim: keep it simple. Under an interdisciplinary collaboration, UNG students and faculty repurpose ordinary mulch to redirect runoff, seed green […]

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Growing Participation in Green Infrastructure Training

January 26, 2018

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The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) continues to grow. A total of 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements to receive certification in construction, inspection, and maintenance of green infrastructure. Cities with newly certified individuals in their workforce include Baltimore; Cincinnati; Milwaukee; Pittsburgh; Fairfax, Va.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Kansas City, Mo.; Montgomery County, Md.;  […]

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Words on Water Podcasts Explore Water Sector Topics

December 22, 2017

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The Words on Water podcast series showcases perspectives of prominent, influential, and interesting water sector professionals. Take interviews with you anywhere by listening online or downloading audio files from the website, as well as through iTunes or the Words on Water app on Android devices. Episodes in the series feature Kevin Shafer, executive director of […]

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WEF Members Spread the Word About Water During the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree

September 27, 2017

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In July, more than 30,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders from across the country converged in West Virginia for the National Boy Scout Jamboree. The event allows scouts to participate in outdoor activities and leadership training. It’s also an opportunity to give back to local communities. Pitching in for greening service projects During the 2017 […]

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NGICP Equips Professionals with Green Skills

August 30, 2017

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Forty-six individuals recently earned credentials as the newest members of a skilled green workforce. In July, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and DC Water (Washington, D.C.) announced that these individuals have completed the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). In total, more than 100 people have earned NGICP certification in Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, […]

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StormTV Project Open for Entries

May 19, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) wants to share videos highlighting best practices in stormwater management. For the 2017 StormTV Project, WEF will collect and share videos that seek to educate about stormwater. Through June 12, WEF will accept video entries that exemplify good communication and effective public outreach on stormwater. The competition element […]

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