Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 – 4:30 pm

Understanding NYS DEC Construction Stormwater
Permit GP-0-15-002 Requirements

   Background and development of national and state regulations
   Permit and coverage limitations
   Obtaining permit coverage
   Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) requirements
   Inspection and maintenance requirements
   Notice of Termination (NOT)

Green Infrastructure (GI) Overview

   Water quality benefits
   Concepts and practices
   Uniformed stormwater sizing criteria

Green Infrastructure Planning Practices and Techniques

   Preservation of natural features and conservation design
      • Open space design
      • Preservation of buffers
   Planning practices for reduction of impervious cover
      • Roadway, driveway and sidewalk reduction
   Techniques for runoff reduction
      • Rain gardens
      • Porous pavement
      • Stormwater planters

Challenges to Green Infrastructure Implementation and
Local Examples of GI Projects

   Maintenance, municipal codes etc.
   Local examples of green infrastructure projects
      and GI public education programs


Architects &
Landscape Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.5 ASFPM CECs

     Non-Credit Cont. Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

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

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This event is 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. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and DC architects.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.5 CECs.This event offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.

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.


Caroline M. Kilmer

Caroline M. Kilmer is a stormwater consultant with over 15 years of experience in stormwater management and water quality issues. She is a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC), stormwater quality (CPSWQ) and municipal stormwater management (CPMSM). She is the former executive director of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District and also worked as an environmental specialist for the Maryland Department of the Environment. She received her B.A. degree in Biology from SUNY Oswego and her M.S degree in Biology from Illinois State University. Ms. Kilmer is also the current chairperson of the Water Education Collaborative (WEC). Her work currently focuses on providing education and technical assistance on the implementation of green infrastructure.