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NatureCity Forum: “Building Community through Green Infrastructure”

  • Brookside Gardens 1500 Glenallan Avenue Silver Spring, MD, 20902 United States (map)

Register Now for NatureCity Forum 2019

“Building Community through Green Infrastructure”

Come spend a day exploring the best practices and collaborations that are addressing urban flooding, health, and engagement with nature.  Hear local and national examples of green infrastructure projects, innovative tools, and community engagement.

Tour the natural beauty of Brookside Gardens and learn about their innovative green infrastructure parking garden.

Speakers include

  • Dr Sam Brody, Texas A & M, Urban Flooding: A growing national challenge to Sustainability

  • Dr Autumn Saxton Ross, Nature Bridge, Access to Nature: A Social and Human Right

  • Scott Walzak, Georgetown Heritage, C & O Canal Redevelopment Project

  • Nancy Striniste, Early Space, Parks, Nature Play & the Next Generation

Hear about project such as:

  • Druid Heights Greening in Baltimore City, Interfaith Community Project in Montgomery County and more

Learn about community engagement efforts such as

  • Community art projects, bi-lingual programming, and community science

Click here for registration & information.

Cost until March 1

  • $ 35 - Student Rate

  • $ 50 - Full Day

After March 1

  • $ 40- Student Rate

  • $ 60 - Full Day