The meeting is designed to inform participants of current, regionally significant LID manuals from neighboring states and gather input as to the appropriate con-tent of a South Carolina coastal specific LID manual. The meeting will lay out barriers to development of an LID manual as well as effective practices and policies as seen through specific case studies. Participants will be asked to provide insight from their perspectives on what would be useful for their professional duties. This input is vitally important to creating an effective, accepted, and comprehensive manual.
Tara Merrill has been an environmental consultant for 14 years and is currently the owner of Environmental Science and Technologies, Inc. a consulting firm in Savannah, Georgia. Prior to this, she was the Environmental Science Division Head for EMC Engineering Services, also located in Savannah. Ms. Merrill is the author ... Read More
Mrs. Teel has worked for the Chatham County – Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) as the Natural Resources Administrator and Environmental Planner for 7 years. She actively plays a role in working with the 7 local jurisdictions in Chatham County by overseeing the stormwater NPDES and water conservation programs for these ... Read More
Courtney Reich, AICP is a principal planner with Ecological Planning Group, a land use planning and natural resources management firm, based in Savannah, Georgia. She has spend the last nine years working with local governments to develop effective plans & programs that address State and Federal land use and natural resources ... Read More
Currently works with NCSU as program director for Watershed education for communities and officials. She holds a BS in animal science from the University fo Vermont Burlington, as well as an MPA degree with a focus in environmental policy from NCSU Raleigh. Read More
Dave Briglio is a Principal Water Resources Engineer for MACTEC Engineering & Consulting in their Jacksonville, FL office. He has 20 years of experience in provides both technical analyses and designs, as well as helping Counties and Cities development and implement stormwater programs. He has been teaching classes related to better ... Read More