FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2008
OFFERED IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH ON
TOLEDO, OH – The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will offer two opportunities - one in February and one in March - for local officials, planners, architects, engineers, surveyors, real estate agents, attorneys and others to learn about a series of voluntary best practices for managing local land use to support both economic development and protection of the Lake Erie watershed.
The half-day workshops will provide an overview of the commission’s Lake Erie Balanced Growth Program and will deal specifically with storm water management/phase II, erosion/sedimentation control ordinances, riparian/wetland setback ordinances, meadow protection, conservation and compact development, and comprehensive planning
The workshops will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The workshops are free, but participants are asked to register at least one week in advance by calling the Lake Erie Commission at 419-245-2514, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information is available at http://www.epa.state.oh.us/oleo/bg1/index.html
For Further Information Contact:
Chris Riddle, Ohio Lake Erie Commission
Jane Beathard, ODNR Media Relations