Free Event: Community Resilience through Green Infrastructure, 2/21, 6:00 - 8:00PM, Pace University, NY

  • 21 Feb 2017
Free Event: Community Resilience through Green Infrastructure, 2/21, 6:00 - 8:00PM, Pace University, NY
Event Description

Community Resilience through Green Infrastructure
by NYC Urban Field Station
Tuesday, February 21,
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza,
1st Floor in the Aneillo Bianco Room (please use entrance at 3 Spruce Street)
New York, 10038

Science of the Living City Presents:
Community Resilience through Green Infrastructure. A Panel Discussion on how to leverage Green Infrastructure storm water investments to create urban resilience and sustainability.

In this panel we will discuss how to use resources for storm water management to address the multi-functional needs of communities as well as the bottom line of making cleaner waterways. These multi-functional needs include rising temperatures, flooding, clean air, and better access to nature, among others.

Panelists: Franco Montalto, Drexel University // Andrea Parker, Gowanus Canal Conservancy // Christina Rosan, Temple University // Marit Larson, NYC Parks // John McLaughlin, NYC Environmental Protection.

Moderated by: Michael Finewood, Pace University

Special presentation by: Sara Meerow, University of Michigan

As part of the event, graduate student Sara Meerow will provide an interactive presentation as part of her research into spatial planning and greeen infracture. Sara invites all attendees to take a brief survey on the topic, by following this link to the survey:

By taking this survey before the event you will provide important data results to be shared during the event. We thank you in advance for your participation.

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