Young Planners Group & Wetlands Watch Discussion

APA Virginia Chapter

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EDT

Norfolk, VA, United States

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Overview

It is important for planners to be aware of environmental sensitivities in order to plan resilient localities; while, integrating innovative measures to protect the environment. Representatives from Wetlands Watch, a statewide nonprofit environmental group based in Norfolk, VA. Will engage participants of this event in a discussion about their work as an environmental group, promoting sea level rise adaptation and various nature-based stormwater management tools.

Resource URL

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wetlands-watch-va-young-planners-group-at-bold-mariner-brewing-company-tickets-33045428767

Speakers

Ross Weaver

Ross Weaver is Assistant Director of Programs at Wetlands Watch, where he provides guidance to local governments as they plan for sea level rise adaptation. Ross graduated from the University of Virginia School of Architecture, with a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Planning. While at UVA, Ross worked ... Read More

Mary-Carson Stiff

Mary-Carson Stiff, CFM, JD, is Director of Policy at Wetlands Watch where she specializes in the National Flood Insurance Program and helps advise local governments as they plan for sea level rise adaptation. She is a Certified Floodplain Manager, Chair of the Coastal Virginia Community Rating System Workgroup, & Board Member ... Read More

William A. (Skip) Stiles Jr.

William A. (Skip) Stiles, Jr. is executive director of Wetlands Watch, a statewide nonprofit environmental group based in Norfolk, VA. In this position he has been involved in sea level rise adaptation work at the community level for nearly 10 years. Prior to his current position, starting in 1998, Mr ... Read More

Contact Info

Tolu Ibikunle, ibikunleto@gmail.com