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Patios, Paths, and Driveways: Permeable Applications
February 7, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Traditional hardscape surfaces like pavers, asphalt, stone aggregates, and field stone are materials landscapers have long used, some for centuries. Today, these products are being modified and adapted into permeable applications. In this presentation, landscape engineer Robert Roseen will discuss necessary considerations for applying permeable surfaces and installation dos and don’ts. These products and their engineering have come a long way, and they work—even in New England! Join us and conserve and support healthy water hydrology instead of treating it like a waste product.
The Green Spotlight Series is produced in partnership with the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association. MELNA members can register using the member price and will receive one recertification credit when they attend the live Zoom session.
Dr. Robert Roseen has over 25 years’ experience in water resources investigations and is the Principal and Founder of Waterstone Engineering. A recognized industry leader in green infrastructure watershed management and nutrient control planning, he has been a three-time recipient of Environmental Merit Awards by the US Environmental Protection Agency, Region One. He consults nationally and locally on stormwater management and planning and directed the University of New Hampshire’s Stormwater Center for 10 years. In 2017, he developed curriculum for two ASCE courses (LID and Permeable Pavements), including designing for low maintenance, writing successful specifications, construction quality assurance, and long-term operation and maintenance. Dr. Roseen has been involved in numerous significant porous asphalt projects for residential roadways, high-use commercial parking, a municipal main street, and a large conservation development.