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Group:
Installation / Design / Maintenance

Choose the three Most Significant / Important ussues overall.

Maintenance of facilities
4153036380
"Biggest challenge to homeowners is to invest in something that will require maintenance"
Maintenance-free design
2430802855
"Need to design sites that are maintenance free"
Educate landscape commun
4153036380
"Biggest challenge is to connect w. Landscape & Volunteer community, so post-construction isn't ruined"
Scalability
1030314377
"Make sure it's effective at small lot size"
Feasibility study
1030314377
"Need upfront analysis to make sure the installation will be effective"
Funding for monitoring
4153036380
"Need funding for monitoring effectiveness of existing BMPs"
ID simple practices
1030314377
"Need to ID a few simple practices, e.g. "soil amendment practice""
Use existing resources
2430802855
"VT Clearinghouse is a great tool"
Use Models (Ag BMPs+NC)
2430802855
"Implementing Ag BMPs took time; lessons learned; NC Urban BMPs are excellent model"
Mini-grants
2430802855
"SWCD Is an important partner which has mini-grant funding; need greater state funding to do more"
Connect w. Landscapers!
2430802855
"Missed opportunity: connect with green landscapers (certified, skilled, dedicated), the "middle man" "
Keep it Simple!
1030314377
"Homeowners don't respond to complexity; need BMP-LITE; Must keep it simple; no acronyms; plain English. "
Educate/empower homeowner
2430802855
"Need to educate homeowners about GOOD/helpful debris & lawn maintenance"
Science-based practices
1030314377
"Need to simplify, but also don't compromise integrity of the installment; must be science based "
Accountability/enforcemnt
1030314377
"Need system for enforcement, need political will to fund and support enforcement"
New Normal: Self-funding
4153036380
"Need to find a way to make this self-funding eventually; can't rely on gov't funding forever"
Incentives to homeowners
1030314377
"Need to have way for counties, with SWCDs, to create incentives for homeowners"

Choose the three Highest Priority for tackling here at the summit.

Maintenance of facilities
4153036380
"Biggest challenge to homeowners is to invest in something that will require maintenance"
Maintenance-free design
2430802855
"Need to design sites that are maintenance free"
Educate landscape commun
4153036380
"Biggest challenge is to connect w. Landscape & Volunteer community, so post-construction isn't ruined"
Scalability
1030314377
"Make sure it's effective at small lot size"
Feasibility study
1030314377
"Need upfront analysis to make sure the installation will be effective"
Funding for monitoring
4153036380
"Need funding for monitoring effectiveness of existing BMPs"
ID simple practices
1030314377
"Need to ID a few simple practices, e.g. "soil amendment practice""
Use existing resources
2430802855
"VT Clearinghouse is a great tool"
Use Models (Ag BMPs+NC)
2430802855
"Implementing Ag BMPs took time; lessons learned; NC Urban BMPs are excellent model"
Mini-grants
2430802855
"SWCD Is an important partner which has mini-grant funding; need greater state funding to do more"
Connect w. Landscapers!
2430802855
"Missed opportunity: connect with green landscapers (certified, skilled, dedicated), the "middle man" "
Keep it Simple!
1030314377
"Homeowners don't respond to complexity; need BMP-LITE; Must keep it simple; no acronyms; plain English. "
Educate/empower homeowner
2430802855
"Need to educate homeowners about GOOD/helpful debris & lawn maintenance"
Science-based practices
1030314377
"Need to simplify, but also don't compromise integrity of the installment; must be science based "
Accountability/enforcemnt
1030314377
"Need system for enforcement, need political will to fund and support enforcement"
New Normal: Self-funding
4153036380
"Need to find a way to make this self-funding eventually; can't rely on gov't funding forever"
Incentives to homeowners
1030314377
"Need to have way for counties, with SWCDs, to create incentives for homeowners"