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CMAA PD Session - City of New Orleans – Green Infrastructure Program

February 23, 2018
11:00 AM CST to 1:00 PM CST
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Waldemar S Nelson & Co.
1200 St Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130


In 2016, the City of New Orleans was awarded $141 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (or HUD) to implement a wide-ranging green infrastructure project in the City’s Gentilly neighborhood. The main goal of this project, known as the “Gentilly Resilience District,” was fairly straightforward: slow down soil subsidence and take pressure off of the City’s complex drainage system by retaining groundwater and capturing stormwater on the landscape during rain events.

This Professional Development session will provide an overview of the City of New Orleans’ resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans and how green infrastructure is being used to reduce frequent flooding and improve quality of life.





Tyler Antrup, CFM, LEED Green Associate
, serves as the Urban Water Program Manager in the Office of Resilience and Sustainability for the City of New Orleans. He leads coordination of the City’s drainage, green infrastructure, and water quality programs across all departments and agencies. He joined the City in 2015 to assist in implementing the City’s first stormwater management regulations for private development - Article 23 of the new Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance - and serve as a design review planner in the Land Use division of the City Planning Commission. His work has included developing the review process framework, educating designers and engineers, and reviewing applications for compliance with requirements for detention, retention, and filtration of stormwater runoff. He holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Real Estate Development from Tulane University, and a Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning and Design from the University of Missouri- Kansas City.



Attendees for Friday’s session will be able to park at no cost in the fenced WS Nelson lot on Clio St. across from the WS Nelson building (1200 St. Charles Ave).  There are 8-9 visitor spaces, but attendees can park in any reserved space that is open. See event brochure for map.


$30.00 Member
$35.00 after 12:00 am February 23
$25.00 Earlybird rate before February 20

$40.00 Non-Member
$45.00 after 12:00 am February 23
$35.00 Earlybird rate before February 20

$10.00 Student
$15.00 after 12:00 am February 23
$5.00 Earlybird rate before February 20


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