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Green Infrastructure Maintenance Workshop

September 17, 2015 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Botany Hall, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Green Infrastructure Maintenance Workshop Brochure

Green Infrastructure Maintenance Workshop Resource Materials (presentations and handouts)

Designed for individuals responsible for designing or maintaining green infrastructure such as municipal public works, landscapers, students, landscape architects and engineers

Workshop Schedule

(3 hours of continuing education)

8:00–8:45 a.m.  Registration and continental breakfast

8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:00–9:30 a.m. Rain Gardens, Eric French, Eisler Landscapes

9:30–10:00 a.m. Green Roofs, Eric French, Eisler Landscapes

10:00–10:15 a.m.  Break

10;15–10:45 a.m. Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt Pavements, Bruce Cody, PA Aggregates & Concrete Association

10:45–11:15 a.m. Permeable Pavers, Phil Austin, Unilock

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Lunch

12:30–2:00 p.m. Tour/Practicum Rain Garden, Green Roof, Porous Asphalt Pavement


Workshop Objectives

  • Understand how GI maintenance impacts performance

  • Identify ways that GI design impacts maintenance, with lessons learned

  • Evaluate GI maintenance requirements specific to Southwestern PA

  • Determine GI maintenance frequency and requirements based on GI type



Call 3RWW at 412-578-8375.


Directions and parking  

(Note: The workshop will be held in Botany Hall located across the street from Schenley Park Cafe on Panther Hollow Road.)