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Quarterly Meeting Wrap Up and Slide Decks

We had another full GSI Partners Quarterly Meeting, with 51 members and other attendees. Michelle Adams from Meliora Design and Tom Amoroso from Andropogon Associates presented their performance data on Shoemaker Green. They walked us through the planning and construction phases of the project, and then reported on insights they gained from extensively monitoring. The
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Second GSI Operation and Maintenance Course Coming 2016

The GSI Operation and Maintenance Course wrapped up on September 4th with a field day at the Navy Yard, where participants examined the many SMPs on Central Green, learned about plant identification, and applied the classroom knowledge they gained over the previous two weeks. We’re grateful for the students, instructors, guest speakers, and organizational partners
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45 Municipal Leaders Convene in Philadelphia to Talk GSI

The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Philadelphia Water, and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network hosted a first-of-its kind convening of practitioners working in GSI from across the United States and Canada. The event included leaders from over 45 municipalities, who gathered at the Franklin Institute from September 16-18 “to highlight best practices, share strategies, and discuss
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Good Economy 2020: SBN Strategic Plan Roll Out Event

With the help of our passionate members, we’ve engaged in a strategic planning process this year to lay the foundation for how SBN will proceed in the years to come. We’ve set seven priority areas, which includes expanding the GSI Partners and further developing it as a replicable model that can be used by other
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Welcome Gilmore & Associates to the GSI Partners! 

Gilmore & Associates is an engineering and consulting firm with 150 employees and five offices in and around the Philadelphia Area. They offer a range of services including civil engineering, landscape architecture, surveying and environmental disciplines. Welcome to the network! Not a member yet? Join today to begin accessing the full benefits of the GSI Partners for
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WEF Recognizes Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awardees

The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) is regonizing the achievement of municipal green stormwater infrastructure systems around the country through a new awards program. They announced the first winners this week in Chicago. They hope the program will inspire MS4 Program Leaders towards innovation, effectiveness, and financial effiency. Read more.

New Opportunities for GSI Partners Continuing Education Grants

We’ve supported 26 businesses with over $40,000 in grants in the 2014-2015 grant year, which ends today. That means each GSI Partner can access up to $5,000 in continuing education grants starting in the new grant year, October 1st. Start thinking about how to use this GSI Partner benefit to advance your business in the
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