ECO Green Infrastructure Committee
The Green Infrastructure Committee advocates towards forward-thinking public policies that protect open space, watersheds, sensitive habitats and balance growth with protection of our natural heritage. The Green Infrastructure committee engages in advocacy work to promote progressive land use policies including regulations that tie development to available water, implement an Open Space Plan for the county, restricts construction on steep slopes, and establishes stormwater management rules and more. The committee researches positive examples from the region, engages with scientists and experts, organizes and educates the public and holds forums to discuss important natural heritage protections issues. Working with this committee will give you the opportunity to do research and work with experts to advocate local land use ordinances, to improve water quality, protect viewsheds and balance development with open space protection. Learn about the politics of environmental conservation while developing an extensive knowledge about the many facets of land use planning.