Events and Outreach 

The University's Stormwater Management Program includes Public Education activities that inform campus and community about keeping our receiving streams clean.

Events

Erosion Control and Green Infrastructure Conference

The Erosion Control and Green Infrastructure Conference will take place 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 12, 2019 at the I Hotel and Conference Center. This one-day conference will bring together designers, contractors and other professionals to explore and advance the use of erosion control and green infrastructure in municipal management. The event is free and open to the public, with breakfast and lunch provided and a tour of the U of I Erosion Control Research & Training Center is also being offered. Attendees are asked to register at http://www.ccstormwater.org/events by June 28.

The event is being sponsored by the Champaign County Stormwater Partnership, made up of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign County, the cities of Champaign and Urbana, Village of Savoy, and the Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Boneyard Creek Community Day

The Boneyard Creek Community Day is an annual volunteer event that helps minimize pollution, improve water quality, and restore the beauty of the Boneyard Creek and other local waterways. Volunteers remove trash and non-native plants, and mark storm drains.

Registration information and more event details are available at www.boneyardcreek.org.

Posters

Feel free to download these outreach posters.

Rain Garden Map ImageBoneyard Creek ImageBluegill ImageBasketball ImagePPK Image

Public Service Announcements

Environmental Compliance former intern and recording artist Billy Dalton wrote and performed a Stormwater Rap.

For information on climate change and stormwater, visit the following websites:

US Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/climate-research
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: https://www.climate.gov

For information on environmental justice and stormwater, visit the following website:

US Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice