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Upcoming webinar offers land use solutions to reduce drought risk

October 2, 2019

The American Planning Association will host a free webinar October 29 at 1 p.m. CST on how planners can use planning tools and strategies to incorporate drought resilient-measures into land use standards and the built environment.

The American Planning Association will host a free webinar October 29 at 1 p.m. CST on how planners can use planning tools and strategies to incorporate drought-resilient measures into land use standards and the built environment. The webinar is part of a series on drought and cascading hazards developed in partnership with the National Drought Mitigation Center and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


This webinar features a discussion by Shannon Burke, APA’s Hazards Planning manager, and Anne Miller, AICP, director of the Colorado Resiliency Office (CRO) in the Department of Local Affairs. Participants will learn about:

 


  • Drought and the interrelatedness of hazards

  • How planners can address drought

  • State and local efforts to integrate resilience and hazard mitigation principles into plans, codes, and standards related to land use and the built environment


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Register here