Introduction to Stormwater Management: Keeping up with Compliance

Saturday, October 13, 2012, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CSUF Garden Grove Center (12901 Euclid Street, Garden Grove) State and local programs regulating municipal and industrial stormwater discharges are constantly changing. Professionals involved with monitoring, implementing, or reporting on best management practices must be able to understand and support regulations aimed at controlling stormwater runoff. This one-day class will provide an overview of the history and development of stormwater programs and review current regulations and reporting requirements. Participants will also learn steps required to meet Municipal Stormwater Permit (NPDES) obligations and identify funding opportunities. Cost: $150. Register online today. For more information contact Kim Tang, ktang@fullerton.edu, 657-278-8664 or go to: http://www.csufextension.org/stormwater/...

UC Irvine Extension Announces Online Sustainability Courses for Environmental Professionals

IRVINE, Calif., May 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — University of California, Irvine Extension announced today the availability of an online course titled Sustainability and Green Initiatives for Environmental Safety and Facility Professionals. The course will address a variety of corporate sustainability initiatives and will be held from July 9 through August 19. Registration begins on May 4. Prior to the course, UC Irvine Extension will also offer a free webinar titled “Environmental Management: Education Planning,” which will be held on Thursday May 17 from 11:30am to 12:30 pm PST. The webinar will provide environmental, safety and facilities professionals with information on upcoming courses, options for financial assistance, and career planning resources. For more information...

California’s green schools

At Leo Politi Elementary, a public school in inner city Los Angeles, California, students learn about wildlife in a 5,000 square foot (465 square meter) oasis of native flora and fauna. The school is located in a crowded, economically disadvantaged neighborhood – more of concrete jungle than a real jungle. Read more…http://www.greenfudge.org/2012/04/17/californias-green-schools/...