Water Quality and Coastal Community Specialist
Aquatic Sciences Center | UW Sea Grant
Hometown: Summit County, CO
Julia Noordyk has over 10 years of experience in community engagement on issues related to coastal resilience and water quality. Julia found her way to Northeast Wisconsin by way of Madison and Maine to be closer to family. She loves working with the communities in the region and is looking forward to seeing more green infrastructure put in the ground!
Building with Nature
Communities are starting to install green infrastructure — nature-based practices designed to mimic the water cycle and absorb rain and snowmelt where it falls. Practices range from natural landscapes like floodplains and forests, to highly engineered systems like bioretention and permeable pavement. Come learn how your community can benefit from designing with nature.