Coastal Arborist Association
Making Urban Trees Count: Quantifying and Crediting Stormwater Benefits
Bill Hodgins, P.E., Center for Watershed Protection
About: The use of trees as a stormwater best management practice (BMP) has been limited by the uncertainty of how to “credit” trees for runoff and pollutant reduction to meet water quality requirements. This month the Center for Watershed Protection published their study to address this gap by developing a science-based crediting system for urban tree planting. This presentation will include a summary of the literature search and the model developed for quantifying and crediting urban tree stormwater benefits.
Location: Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401
Parking: There is no designated parking for Savannah Coffee Roasters. Parking is available at metered locations on the street, at the Liberty Street Parking Garage, or at the Liberty Parking Deck.
Cost: There will be a $10 charge at the door for CAA members and a $20 charge for non-members. Cash or check only please.
Lunch: A sandwich or wrap of your choice, plus a bag of chips and choice of water or sweet tea. A veggie wrap option is available for guests with dietary restrictions.
Questions? Contact Holly Elliott, CAA Administrator at 904-608-9539 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.