Jim Lorman of the Friends of Lake Wingra (FoLW) sends along this public notice:
“You are invited to participate in shaping a sustainability vision for the Wingra Watershed, sponsored by Edgewood College’s Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program (www.edgewood.edu/sustainability<http://www.edgewood.edu/sustainability>) in partnership with Friends of Lake Wingra (www.lakewing.org<http://www.lakewing.org>).”
This blogger believes that this visioning session is an opportunity for watershed citizens to provide input on a vision for the Lake Wingra Watershed; not just a vision for the lake, and not just a vision for the wetlands, or uplands, but for the entire, integrated watershed.
The design charrette will be held on July 30, 3:30-5:00 pm at Edgewood College in the Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall.
“This participatory workshop will build on past and current visioning and planning initiatives and work toward a Wingra Watershed comprehensive sustainability plan, with goals of:”
“- Integrating place-based design ideas (including specific ideas already generated by landscape architect and urban planning students and professionals) into watershed planning effort of the City of Madison, Strand Engineering, and Friends of Lake Wingra (see http://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/stormwater/wingraplan.cfm)”
“- Generating new ideas for land use, green infrastructure, policy and practices, etc., to move the Wingra Watershed toward sustainability visions of the City of Madison http://www.cityofmadison.com/sustainability/sustainPlan.cfm) and the Capital Region Sustainable Communities (http://www.capitalregionscrpg.org/)”
“- Creating and supporting a community of experts and learners interested in advancing green infrastructure and sustainable watershed management in the Madison area generally, and the Wingra Watershed in particular.”