Green Workshops Coming Up

Free Sustainable Design and Green Building Toolkit Workshop

When: June 12, 2013 | Boise City Hall Council Chambers | Open to the Public
Boise City Hall • 150 N. Capitol Blvd. • Council Chambers (3rd Floor) • Foothills Room (1st Floor)

Sustainability experts will evaluate the City’s building and land-use codes and offer tools and advice for best practices in sustainable development.
Speakers: Susan Gitlin, US Environmental Protection Agency; Office of Sustainable Communities; Codes, Standards, and Sustainable Design Division (www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-policy-op#OSC) and Brian Dean, Senior Manager from ICF International (www.icfi.com).

Topics include:
•Sustainable Sites & Development Practices
•Water Efficiency- Conservation & Management
•Materials & Resource Conservation
The workshop is presented by the City of Boise and funded by a grant. Please contact Meagan Curtis at 208/395-7871 or mcurtis@cityofboise.org for more information.

Rainwater Harvesting
When: Sat., June 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Price: $25 in advance, $30 door
Learn principles, design and construction of various rainwater harvesting systems, among other topics. Presented by Tim Pope, American Rainwater Catchment Systems. Lunch included. For more info call 208-320-8627.
Location: Boise WaterShed | 11818 W. Joplin Road

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