610 – The Benefits of Green Roofs in Sustainable Developments

Vegetated roofs, also called green roofs, can provide numerous environmental and economic benefits. These benefits include reducing the amount of stormwater runoff, improving the quality of stormwater runoff, improving energy conservation, increasing the life span of roofing membranes, improving aesthetics, providing biodiversity

210 – Mosquitoes, Ticks and Things that Itch: Protecting Public Health and Comfort in Natural Areas

This session will provide an overview of community mosquito control and highlight opportunities for park districts to become involved in protecting public health at parks and facilities. Mosquito biology, disease vectors, larval and adult mosquito control methods, green mosquito control products, and