Low Impact Development Series

Bioretention Design, Implementation, & Vegetation

Workshop will step through design recommendations for a bioretention cell that will be constructed at the North Shelby Library. Vegetation selection and design will also be discussed. Don't miss this hands-on opportunity to be part of a stormwater control measure installation!

Bioretention Design, Implementation, & Vegetation

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 8am-4:30pm

5521 Cahaba Valley Rd

Birmingham, AL


$275 General Registration
$175 Government / Nonprofit Registration


Dr. Eve Brantley

Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences

Alabama Cooperative Extension System


Who should attend?

- Design and engineer professionals, landscaping professionals and local, state, and federal government agency representatives.

- Participants will gain knowledge of current bioretention design, maintenance, and vegetation for successful implementation of low impact development stormwater control practices. Workshop will include design calculations.

- This seminar is approved for 7 Health, Safety, & Welfare Professional Development hours from the Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects.

- Auburn University has approved this program for 0.7 continuing education units.


8:00 – Registration

8:30 – Welcome and Introductions

* LID Overview

* Bioretention Design

* Bioretention Design Example

* Vegetation and Maintenance

Lunch (provided)

* Group Bioretention Design Activity and Presentation

* North Shelby Library Bioretention Construction & Planting

4:30 pm Adjourn