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    The Value of Green Infrastructure in Schoolyards, Webinar, Oct 11, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

  • 11 October 2017
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 02:30 PM
The Value of Green Infrastructure in Schoolyards, Webinar, Oct 11, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Event Description

In this webcast, speakers from Green Schoolyards America, the Wichita State Environmental Finance Center, and The Children & Nature Network will discuss the multiple benefits of integrating green infrastructure practices into America's schoolyards, and provide attendees with on-the-ground case studies and tools that can be used to create or enhance green schoolyard initiatives in their own communities.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Sharon Danks, MLA-MCP, is the founder and director of Green Schoolyards America. Since 1999, Sharon’s professional work and passion have focused on transforming school grounds into vibrant public spaces that reflect and enhance local ecology, nurture children, and engage the community.

      Tonya Bronleewe brings a wealth of water and air quality experience to the Wichita State Enviromental Finance Center. For the past two years, she worked on the South Central Kansas Ozone Advance program for the City of Wichita where she facilitated the Air Quality Improvement Task Force that provides leadership to reduce ozone pollution in the region.

      Jaime Zaplatosch is the director of Green School Schoolyards for Healthy Communities. Through this program, Jaime is leading the Children & Nature Network's goal to support city-wide, equity-based green schoolyard development across the U.S.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Webinar

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