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Register Today: Navigating Federal Funding for Green Infrastructure and Nature-Based Solutions Webinar

October 29, 2021 Print ShareThis

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal members of the Green Infrastructure Federal Collaborative are hosting the first webinar in a new series of webcasts. During this webcast, federal agencies will discuss funding and technical assistance opportunities that advance the implementation of green infrastructure and nature-based solutions. Attendees will learn how federal programs are helping build vibrant and resilient communities with programs that support the design, construction, and maintenance of green infrastructure. Breakout sessions hosted by Collaborative members will provide attendees with the opportunity to pose questions and interact directly with representatives from federal agencies.


  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Charley Carson, Bradley Dean, Josh Human, Sarah Watling
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Matt Chasse Natural Resources Conservation Service: Russel Ames, Kevin Farmer
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Mindy Simmons
  • U.S. Department of Transportation: Elizabeth Habic
  • HUD: Jorge Morales, Corey Schwartz, Seema Thomas
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration: Naomi Friedman
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Robyn DeYoung, Ellie Flaherty, Karen Fligger, Wynne Miller, Michael Goralczyk, Samantha Rachko, Santina Wortman

Webinar Agenda

Start time Topic
11:00 AM EDT
  • MS Teams Logistics
  • Colby Richardson, ERG
11:05 AM EDT
  • Welcome
  • Wynne Miller, EPA's Office of Wastewater Management Deputy Director
11:10 AM EDT
  • Overview of Green Infrastructure Federal Collaborative and Webinar Agenda
  • Robyn DeYoung, EPA's Acting Green Infrastructure Program Lead
11:20 AM EDT Federal Agencies Federal Funding Summaries:
  1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  2. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  3. Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  4. National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  5. U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
  6. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  7. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  8. Economic Development Administration (EDA)
12:15 PM EDT
  • Virtual Breakout sessions:
  • Each agency will move to breakout sessions to provide additional details and answer a few questions from the audience.
    • Participants can move between breakout rooms within platform
12:30 PM EDT Meeting adjourns

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