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Elements Of A Successful Plan: Marine Invasive Species Management, Caitlin Gerber May 2014

Elements Of A Successful Plan: Marine Invasive Species Management, Caitlin Gerber

Muskie School Capstones and Dissertations

Marine invasive species are becoming an increasing threat to marine ecosystems and coastal economies around the world. The purpose of this study is to determine the elements of an effective invasive species program in a variety of places and to come up with suggestions for how to implement this in Maine, specifically in terms of combatting Green Crabs


Issue Brief: Asset Management For Stormwater, New England Environmental Finance Center, Sustainable Communities Learning Network Apr 2014

Issue Brief: Asset Management For Stormwater, New England Environmental Finance Center, Sustainable Communities Learning Network

Sustainable Communities Capacity Building

Asset management is a strategic approach to maintaining and sustaining infrastructure in order to meet the needs of the community at the lowest overall life cycle cost. This approach helps communities know how and where to prioritize limited funds in order to achieve the greatest benefit. Often applied to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, this method is well suited to managing any assets, including stormwater systems.

This issue brief is intended to introduce local governments to the asset management process and to show how it can be applied in managing stormwater assets. It was adapted from an appendix written by ...