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RRRC Annual Planning Workshop - 2009 Living Lands

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission, in complement to its highly popular annual Living Towns Planning Workshops, held the 2009 Living Lands Planning Workshop on September 17, 2009 at the Daniel Technology Center at Germanna Community College in Culpeper, Virginia.

Workshop participants heard presentations on the importance of identifying and mapping resources as a first step in the planning process, strategies to be used to develop and implement a comprehensive green infrastructure plan and a summary of available technical resources. The workshop also featured a farmers' market with locally grown vegetables, plants, flowers and meats, as well as other local products.

An agenda and presentations from the days' proceedings can be accessed below and the Regional Commission hopes to see you at our next Planning Workshop in 2010!


Janit Llewellyn: Green Infrastructure Planning in Virginia (6MB)
Jason Bulluck: Tools for Strategic Conservation Planning (11MB)
Alisa Hefner: Local Applications in Green Infrastructure Planning (25MB)
Eric Walberg, AICP: Green Infrastructure in Hampton Roads (18MB)
Jennifer Cotting: Financing Green Infrastructure Efforts (1MB)
Louis Verner, Ph. D.: Smart Growth/Smart Conservation (6MB)
Kevin Schmidt: Agriculture's Role in Green Infrastructure Planning (1MB)
Jennifer Allen: Rappahannock River Easement Lands (19MB)

With thanks to the 2009 RRRC Living Lands
Planning Workshop Sponsoring Organizations

Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission
USDA Forest Service
Virginia Department of Forestry
Rappahannock River Basin Commission
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Earth Design Associates

Center for Rappahannock-Rapidan Environmental Stewardship members:
Blue Ridge Foothills Conservancy
Culpeper SWCD
Fauquier County
Friends of the Rappahannock
John Marshall SWCD
Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection
VA Cooperative Extension




Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
420 Southridge Parkway • Suite 106 • Culpeper, VA  22701 • Tel: (540) 829-7450 • Fax: (540) 829-7452

E-mail:  planinfo@rrregion.org