GreenStep Cities Workshop Resources: 2016-2017 Series

The GreenStep Workshops address a variety of topics related to GreenStep Cities best practices. Resources from the 2016-2017 workshop series – including PDFs of the workshop presentations and handouts – are available below. To view resources from the 2015-2016 series, click here. Visit the GreenStep Cities Opportunities webpage to find funding and technical assistance to help cities complete the best practices discussed in these workshops. Workshops are held on the first Wednesday of every month from September to June at the League of Minnesota Cities building in Saint Paul (also available via webinar).

 

The 2016-2017 GreenStep Workshop series is made possible with generous funding from the McKnight Foundation and our workshop co-sponsors:

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To learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Abby Finis: afinis@gpisd.net

 

June – BP 27: Local Food

 

June workshop presentations and resources:

Additional Resources Recommended by Erin Rupp:

 

May – BP 15: Sustainable Purchasing

 

May workshop presentations and resources:

 

April – BP 18: Parks, Trails…and Nature Play!

 

April workshop presentations and resources:

 

March – BP 20: Water Conservation and Reuse

 

March workshop presentations and resources:

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February – BP 25: Brownfields 101

 

February workshop presentations and resources:

  • Slides from the workshop including an overview of BP 25 and presentations from Natalie Brown of Minnesota Brownfields, Shanna Schmitt from MPCA, Kristin Lukes from DEED, and Janice Gundlach from the City of New Brighton.

 


January – BP 24: Community Engagement

January workshop presentations and resources:

 


December – BP 11: Living Streets

 

December workshop presentations and resources:

 


November – BP 29: City Resiliency

November workshop presentations and resources:

Additional resources on City Resiliency from Urban Land Institute MN:

 


October – Energy, Data, and Setting Goals — oh my!

October workshop presentations and resources:

 


September – Introduction to GreenStep Cities  

Click here to visit last year’s resource page to see a very similar presentation from last September. Also, see the powerpoint presentation from this year’s presentation below.

September workshop presentations and resources: