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Upcoming and Past Workshops


Register for an upcoming workshop or webinar, or check out video and resources from past workshops.

The GreenStep workshops address a variety of topics related to GreenStep Cities best practices. Workshops are held on the first Wednesday of every month from September to May, usually at the League of Minnesota Cities building in Saint Paul (also available via webinar).
Resources from the 2017-2018 workshop series – including videos and PDFs, and handouts – are available below. Visit the GreenStep Cities Opportunities webpage to find funding and technical assistance to help cities complete the best practices discussed in these workshops.

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Workshop Videos and Resources

May 2018: Pedestrian Planning

The May GreenStep Cities workshop focused on walkable cities and pedestrian planning. 

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April 2018: Racial Equity

The April GreenStep Cities workshop focused on racial equity with discussion led by Gordon Goodwin of Government Alliance on Race and Equity.

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March 2018: Invasive Species

The March GreenStep Cities focused on tackling invasive species issues, with discussions focused on the different types of invasive species, and best practices for dealing with them

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February 2018: Water Quality

The February GreenStep Cities focused on water quality improvements, with discussions focused on community and how Minnesota can reach its goal of a 25 percent improvement in water quality by 2025, with a focus on reducing water contamination by improving the way we use salt to remove ice.

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January 2018: Electric Vehicle Ready Communities

The January GreenStep Cities workshop focuses on electric vehicle (EV) readiness, with discussions on the benefits and adoption of EVs, electric vehicle fleets, and success stories.

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December 2017: Benchmarking Wastewater Treatment Plants

The December GreenStep Cities workshop focuses on benchmarking for wastewater treatment, exploring how these practices create value, and looking at successful case studies.

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November 2017: Energy & Climate Data and Action Planning

The November GreenStep Cities workshop focused on Energy & Climate Data and Action Planning. The workshop covered tools and best practices, community bulk buy opportunities, and solar financing.

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October 2017: Waste Management & Reduction

October’s GreenStep Cities workshop focuses on waste management and reduction. The workshop covers recycling for businesses, compost marketability in Minnesota, and multi-unit recycling.

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September 2017: Community Engagement

The September GreenStep Cities workshop focuses on how to use a committee to lead, coordinate, and engage community members on implementation of GreenStep best practices.

See recap and resources from this workshop →