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Register today for training courses led by conservation authority staff members and industry professionals with experience designing, constructing, maintaining and monitoring sustainable technologies in Canada.

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Renew your full CISEC membership or your CISEC-IT membership. Members of IECA, Landscape Ontario, and AORS are eligible for discounts on some courses. Please contact Victoria Kring at Victoria.Kring@trca.ca or visit the individual course pages for details.

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Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online Webinar
This webinar will focus on how establishing a subwatershed-scale stormwater ECA will enhance transparency, collaboration, and adaptive management of the receiving system among all parties. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA[...]
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will provide a contextual overview of several thermal mitigation options monitored and evaluated in Ontario, followed by a more focused discussion of geothermal cooling as a new and innovative approach to addressing the[...]
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight lessons learned from landscape planting to reduce erosion and limit sediment transportation. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series.   To View and Register for the[...]
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight innovative technologies available to effectively address unique project variables dealing with challenging soils and various erosion risks. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series.   To[...]
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will review the City of London’s Environmental Assessment to determine the feasibility of implementing various infrastructure projects in conjunction with others, such as potentially decommissioning Springbank Dam. This webinar is being offered as[...]
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will introduce participants to the Low Impact Development Life Cycle Costing Tool (LID LCCT), an MS Excel based spreadsheet tool that allows users to generate cost estimates for several LID stormwater practices. This[...]
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will focus on the lessons learned and success stories from the construction of over 200 GI projects to date. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series.   To[...]
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will touch on the barriers that have prevented wide-scale uptake of low impact development (LID) of private property and focus on the technical aspects of the study and will explore the ‘one water’[...]
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will cover three major approaches to using polymer enhanced best management practices and will detail and illustrate the most common and effective polymer enhanced best management practices that have been quantified and proven[...]
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will introduce current specifications and examine how a qualified landscape professional mixes and tests amended soils. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series. To View and Register[...]
Sep 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will examine the nonlinear relationship between LID sizing depth and average annual retention volume, and understand the effect of soil type on LID sizing depth and average annual retention volumes. This webinar is[...]
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight the findings of recent investigations into the performance of Ontario bioretention cells and the maintenance practices that were implemented in various locations This webinar is being offered as part of the[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will allow participants to understand how TRCA plans to utilize the latest technology to continue improving its erosion monitoring through 2020 and beyond. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA[...]
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will focus on how to recognize groundwater sapping and the contribution it has to slope instability and erosion within the valleys of southern Ontario. This webinar is being offered as part of the[...]
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight the value of using wood in stream restoration projects and why regulators should encourage designers to include wood in more designs. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA[...]
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight two new CSA publications recently published that will help build resiliency against flooding through flood resilient design of new residential communities and through the data on extreme precipitation events that aids[...]
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day Earth Rangers - Kortright Centre for Conservation
The cutoff date for Level 3 exam applications is Tuesday, September 29, 2020  |  Course registration deadline is Friday, October 9, 2020. |  Please Note:  We are exploring all options to deliver this training as a[...]
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will provide an overview of the City of Toronto’s Green Streets program, the process that is underway for developing Green Infrastructure standards and why they are required. This webinar is being offered as[...]
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Head Office
This workshop will focus on design with a peek into the maintenance of stormwater control measures (SCM) used to comply with new developmental goals. This training event was produced through the Climate Change Adaptation Platform,[...]
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight how designers/engineers are tasked with the impossible: preventing large scale flooding. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series. To View and Register for the “Entire”[...]
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar presents findings from a three-year field monitoring study comparing the run-off characteristics of simulated lawn test plots receiving roof drainage, located at the Kortright Centre in Vaughan, Ontario. This webinar is being offered[...]
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Aquatech Dewatering Company
This workshop will review turbidity sources, soil properties, and available chemicals and their associated properties to understand how to approach the problem. This training event was produced through the Climate Change Adaptation Platform, with support[...]
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will discuss all the design and maintenance factors needed to achieve the maximum sediment retention. This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series. To View and Register for[...]
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will cover several topics related to skimmer basin design including, standards for determining the volume of sediment storage and technical guidance on how to model skimmers in stormwater modeling software packages. This webinar[...]
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will examine the approach used to build a Stormwater Management Master Plan that integrated flood control and stormwater drainage while improving and protecting both groundwater and surface water quality. This webinar is being[...]
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will highlight research conducted that explores how local erosive rainfall (R-values) in the City of Calgary has changed in the past 20 years, increasing by 2.14 times. This webinar is being offered as[...]
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will address internal phosphorus loading from lake sediments with an alum treatment to flip the shallow lake from a turbid to a clear water state. This webinar is being offered as part of[...]

Register for any two live or pre-recorded webinars and select a third webinar for free. Use coupon code B2GOFWEB (must have 3 webinars in cart for coupon code to apply).

 

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Rain City Strategy: An Innovative Rainwater Management Plan for the City of Vancouver

2020   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionClimate change resilienceEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Urban Communal Stormwater Systems on Private Property

P. James,  A. Bhatti  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Beating the Green Infrastructure Cost Crunch

K. Vander Linden  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSwales and ditches



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Stormwater and LID Field Monitoring Lessons Learned

J. Wiedrick,  S. Wilson  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionConventional stormwater managementInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementStormwater management pondsWater quality



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Insights from Researchers: Enhancing Runoff Reduction using LID

S. Spraakman  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and development



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Lessons Learned in Low Impact Development Construction

K. Vander Linden  2016   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachErosion and sediment controlInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambers







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Introduction to the Low Impact Treatment Train Tool – Video

Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation,  Toronto and Region Conservation  2018   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentStormwater management pondsSwales and ditchesWater resources engineering



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Inspection and Maintenance Best Practices for Permeable Pavements – Video

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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Education and outreachInspection and maintenanceLow impact developmentPermeable pavementSalt management



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LID Treatment Train Tool Video Tutorial – Using impervious: pervious ratio guidance for sizing LIDs

Toronto and Region Conservation,  Credit Valley Conservation,  Lake Simcoe Region Conservation  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionGreen roofsLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementRainwater harvestingSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersSwales and ditchesWater resources engineering



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Integrating Low Impact Development into Stormwater Asset Management Programs (FREE)

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2019   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionEducation and outreachGreen roofsLow impact developmentPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersStormwater management pondsSwales and ditches



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Design of Infiltration Practices: Low Impact Development Technical Training

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program  2014   |   Presentations, Videos & Webcasts

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BioretentionCold climate researchEducation and outreachLow impact developmentMulti-LID sitesPermeable pavementPlanning and developmentSoakaways, infiltration trenches and chambersSwales and ditches