Storm Water Management Workshop

Series of six workshops coordinated by OCAPP

Workshop #4 — Implementing an Effective Public Involvement and Public Education (PIPE) Program

Jan. 9, 2008

 

stream clean-up

Ohio EPA Northeast District Office, 2110 E. Aurora Road, Twinsburg, OH

OCAPP will apply for RS and Certified Waste Water Operator continuing education credits to be available for attendees.
(Coffee and ice water will be served. Please bring your water bottle and/or cup.)

Hosted by Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP), Ohio EPA
Presented by Chagrin River Watershed Partners (CRWP), City of Westlake, Copley Twp., Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District (Cuyahoga SWCD), City of Westlake, Geauga Soil & Water Conservation District (Geauga SWCD), Mahoning Soil & Water Conservation District (Mahoning SWCD), Mahoning County Green Team, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), Northfield Center Twp., Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Ohio EPA, Summit County PIPE, Summit Soil & Water Conservation District (Summit SWCD), Tom Sweeney & Associates

 

Agenda
Click on a title for presentations and the handouts for the workshop.
Expectations for Municipal PIPE Programs Dan Bogoevski, Ohio EPA
Marketing 101: Principles for Effectively Reaching a Target Audience Mari Wren-Petrony, Mahoning County Green Team
Organizing a PIPE Program: Collaborate with Others or Go it Alone? Cindy Fink, Summit SWCD
Jeff Sinnema, City of Westlake
Grants for Storm Water Education Carolyn Watkins, Ohio EPA
 

 

Show and Tell: Implementation of PIPE Programs in NE Ohio
Mahoning County Green Team: Putting It All Together in a Marketing Campaign Kathi Vrabel-Bryan, Mahoning SWCD and Mari Wren-Petrony, Mahoning County Green Team
 

 

Public Involvement Activities
Organizing Stream Clean-ups and Other Education Activities to Involve the Public Amy Roskilly, Cuyahoga SWCD
Marketing to the Homeowner: Functional Gardens and Artful Rain Barrels Annie Rzepka, Geauga SWCD
 

 

Delivering the Messages of Your Public Education Program
Creating a Video for Cable TV: City of Sheffield Lake Case Study
(Excerpts from the video "Calming the Waters" was shown during the presentation.)
Tom Sweeney, Sweeney & Associates
 

 

Using New Media: Low-Cost Ways to Deliver the Message
YouTube: Making a Video
(Several videos, listed below, were shown during the presentation. Please watch these before or after the presentation.)
Mark Mitchell, Copley Twp. and Laura Sattler, DL Solutions
Print handout and follow audio using the handout. (Several videos, listed below, were shown during the presentation. Please watch these before or after the presentation.) Sam Ciocco (Copley Twp)
Podcasting Laura Sattler, Copley Twp
Website Design (Several websites were discussed during the presentation. Please visit them before or after the presentation.) Handouts: Meiring Borcherds, CRWP
Storm Center: An Opportunity for Regional Storm Water Education Programs
Dorothy Farris, ODNR