Green Girl Land Development Solutions LLC

EVENTS to learn about Cost-Effective Green Infrastructure Implementation
for professionals, contractors, and the general public

"Maria clearly demonstrated her knowledge of the subject matter and did a great job presenting the information in ways that were understandable and meaningful.”
— Susan Weedall, Forest Heights Homeowners Association, Chair of the Go Green Committee
WBE, DBE, & an
Oregon Benefit LLC
Presenting to developers, agency staff, designers, and the general public at the Oregon Environmental Council's Stormwater Solutions event in Grants Pass, OR.Presenting to developers, agency staff, designers, and the general public at the Oregon Environmental Council's Stormwater Solutions event in Grants Pass, OR.

Who should attend: anyone interested or engaged in implementing sustainable stormwater practices including commercial and residential contractors; public works staff; landscape architects, designers, and contractors; planners; architects; engineers; natural resource managers; builders; developers, homeowners and the general public.

Continuing Education Credits: These classes are likely to meet the continuing education credit requirements for engineers, archtitects, designers, contractors, and others.

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Upcoming Events
Date & Time
City Topic & Other Details
Oct 25th & 26th
North Bend, OR

Green Infrastructure: Best Management Practices for On-site Stormwater Management

OCT 25, DAY 1: Interactive Workshop
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
• Review BMPs suitable for all types of development and retrofits & how to prioritize based on capacity for water quality treatment
Become familiar with SLOPES V (Standard Local Operating Procedures for Endangered Species) and LID implementation
• Understand the relationship between green infrastructure and climate resiliency
• Learn effective communication strategies for your LID project team and LID public education

OCT 26, DAY 2: Technical Field Class
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
To join us in the field, you must attend the Day 1: Interactive Workshop.
• Identify potential LID BMP locations and prioritize based on existing land development
• Identify pollutant sources surrounding existing LID BMPs
• Discuss site BMP regulations and incentives and identify public outreach opportunities

Private & Public:
• Architects
• Building Officials
• Engineers
• Landscape & Construction Contractors
• Landscape Architects
• Maintenance Staff
• Planners
• Plans Reviewers
• Water Quality Outreach & Advocacy Staff
• Water Quality Program Managers

WHERE: Mill Casino, 3201 Tremont St (Tremont Street at Hwy 101), North Bend, Oregon 97459

COST: Coffee, tea, and light snacks provided both days. $50 for Day 1 (lunch included). $85 for both days. Please bring brown bag lunch for Day 2 or bring cash so we can help you order sandwiches on Day 1.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotel rooms are available for an additional $85/night or $95/night at the Mill Casino. Please contact the Mill Casino directly to make arrangements with Barbara Dunham, Senior Sales Representative, The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park 541-756-8800 ext. 1490.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: The technical field class is pre-approved for 5 LCB credits (for contractors licensed through the Landscape Contracting Board of Oregon). You may also apply for other credits through your respective licensing organizations, using the learning objectives listed below.


South Coast Green Infrastructure Classes
Attendee Name & Email address

Maria Cahill, Principal
Green Girl Land Development Solutions
Maria Cahill owns a certified woman-owned business, Green Girl Land Development Solutions LLC, and has 17 years of experience in green land development projects in civil engineering and landscape architecture firms. Maria provides technical assistance and builds the capacity of land development professionals to create healthy, resilient communities. Maria has facilitated numerous trainings on green infrastructure topics to various audiences, from homeowners to jurisdictional staff, in locations throughout the U.S. making complex topics understandable.

With Teaching Assistance From:

Jenna Tilt
Oregon State University
Topic: Public Outreach & Communication, Policy

William Fletcher
Oregon Department of Transportation
Topic: BMPs for transporation systems

Frank Burris
Oregon State Universtiy Extension
Topic: Watershed health & vegetated stormwater facilities (rain gardens, stormwater planters, and LID swales)

Download Resources for Past Events
Event Date
Topic or class
Vegetated Stormwater Facilities Technical Field Class, Coos Bay, OR
Maintaining Green Streest & Rain Gardens
Crash Course in LID
Landscapes that Lower Your Energy Bill, Lake Oswego, OR
Rain Gardens 201 Technical Field Class
Sustainble Principles for Land Development
Sustainability Tour for Bend Sustainable Building Advisor Program
Beaverton Pervious Concrete Tour
Rogue Community College: Sustainability Construction Career Pathyway Workshop (Sustainable Principles for Land Development for Educators)
PCC: Summer Sustainability Institute (Sustainable Principles for Land Development for Educators)
Sprout Soak It Up: Raingardens Class
Willamette University: Economics of Sustainability
Green Girl Land Development Solutions LLC provides information for educational and outreach purposes only, to enhance the sustainability of sites. Unless adopted by the appropriate registered professional under contract, information provided is not for construction.
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