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Border Green Infrastructure Forum II Materials

Tucson, AZ, May 20 and 21, 2015

OBJECTIVE

Build capacities on local authorities, private consultants and professionals’ interest in the strategies, technologies and approaches for Green Infrastructure, with the purpose of incorporating these concepts into the urban development public and private projects.

Agenda
  Presentations Downloadable Material

Welcome

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild of Tucson

Maria Elena Giner, BECC General Manager

Video 
(English)

Presentation Video 
(English)



BECC PDF
2 MB
Keynote Speaker 1. Event Introduction

Local  Implementation of Green Infrastructure Programs

Key Note Speaker: Brad S. Lancaster

Co-founder, Desert Harvesters, Tucson, AZ

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
17 MB
Panel 1. Green Infrastructure and Localized Flood Control

Infrastructure Builds Community, Community Improves Infrastructure

James Riley, University of Arizona

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
2 MB

NOAA’s Experience with Green Infrastructure and Flood Impact Reduction: Assessing Green Infrastructure Costs and Benefits

Lori Cary-Kothera, NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
5 MB

Downtown Links Corridor Project, Tucson, Arizona

Tom Fisher, City of Tucson and Brent Kirkman, HDR Inc

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
6 MB

Comments on Panel 1

Julio Lopez, CONAGUA, Hermosillo, Sonora

Video
(Spanish)
 
Keynote Speaker 2. The Green Infrastructure Experience in Los Angeles, CA

L.A. Story: From Gray to Green in the Semi-Arid Megalopolis

Key Note Speaker:  CA. Edith De Guzman –TreePeople

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
5 MB

Slide 34 Video (Mov)
41 MB
Panel 2. Legal and regulatory aspects

The municipal experience- case study of El Paso

Fred Lopez, City of El Paso

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
20 MB

The Social Process for System Change Toward a Green Infrastructure Approach

Mead Mier, Pima Association of Governments

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
11 MB

Legal Thoughts from the Mexican Municipal Perspective

Luis R. Vera and Fernanda Peñaloza, Vera & Asociados, México, DF

Presentation Video
(Spanish)
Prezi

Comments on Panel 2

José Gutierrez, CONAGUA

Video 
(Spanish)
 
Keynote Speaker 3. Green Infrastructure Precursors: Native Plants and Nurseries

GI Precursors: Pima County Native Plant Program

Julia Fonseca, Pima County Sustainability Office

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
8 MB
Keynote Speaker 4. Human and Community Health Benefits of Green Infrastructure

Green Infrastructure Benefits on Human and Community Health

Richard Jackson

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
9 MB
Panel 3. Road and Parking Lot Design

Sustainable Road Design and Multipurpose Roads

Sheina Hughes, Stantec

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
5 MB

Glendale’s Park and Ride pervious pavement Project

Tom Kaczmarowski, City of Glendale

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
8 MB

Experience of Road Design in Cócorit, Sonora

Mónica Escobedo, Ecomunidad A.C., Cócorit, Sonora

Presentation Video
(Spanish)
PDF
6 MB

Comments to Table 3

Vicente Lopez Urueta

Instituto Municipal de Investigación y Planeación Cd. Juarez, Chih.

Video 
(Spanish)
 
Keynote Speaker 5. Green Infrastructure Economic Aspects

Economic Studies of Green Infrastructure in Tucson

Key Note Speaker: Irene Ogata

Urban Landscape Manager City of Tucson

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
3 MB
Adjourn