Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 – 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):       11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:           12:45 – 4:30 pm

Understanding and Implementing Principles of Low Impact Development (LID)

   Urban environment and water quality

   Conventional development and stormwater management

   Drawbacks of conventional approaches

   Origins of LID and green infrastructure

   Principles and benefits of LID

Low Impact Development Hydrology Considerations

   Water cycle and site hydrology

   Defining hydrologic principles for LID

   Identifying regional hydrologic considerations

   Monitoring and evaluating hydrologic outcomes

   Hydrologic tools for LID

Low Impact Development Site Planning

   Incorporating LID and green infrastructure into
     watershed and community master plans

   LID site planning tools

   Non-structural BMPs

Low Impact Development Structural BMPs

   Choosing and designing best management practices (BMPs)

      Pre-treatment BMPs

      Naturalized ponds

      Rain gardens and bioretention cells

      Constructed stormwater wetlands

      Media filters

      Vegetated swales

      Water harvesting and reuse

      Green streets and alleys

      Green walls

      Vegetated roofs

      Pervious pavement

      Infiltration devices

Low Impact Development Economics, Construction,
  and Maintenance Considerations

   Economics of LID

   Maintenance scheduling and responsibility

   Erosion and sedimentation control

Low Impact Development Resources

   Overview of LID resources

   LID model ordinances


     6.5 Contact Hours (HSW)
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     6.5 Contact Hours (HSW)
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.5 ASFPM CECs

     Voluntary Cont. Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects and landscape architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including Maine engineers.

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects and landscape architects in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 6.5 CECs.

This seminar also offers a continuing education opportunity for contractors but not been submitted for approval to any state contractor licensing entity.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


John McAllister

Apex Companies, LLC

Apex Companies, LLCMr. McAllister is a civil consulting engineer and program manager for Waterways Engineering at Apex Companies, LLC. He has worked on projects involving dredging, marine construction, infrastructure assessment, stormwater control and drainage design, wastewater design and construction supervision, installation and stream-flow, and watershed hydrology services. Mr. McAllister has designed and overseen the implementation of over 30 raingardens and numerous low impact development strategies. Mr. McAllister is a registered professional engineer in the states of Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island. He earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.