Opportunities for Green Infrastructure in Underserved Neighborhoods

Green infrastructure and natural systems have the potential to clean the harbor, improve our communities and neighborhoods for all, and make cities more sustainable. How can we ensure that leading edge ecological designs and urban revitalization efforts become standard practice, and are supported by the public, local government, states, and the federal government? What is an effective strategy for tapping into existing plans and community networks for implementation and monitoring? How do we capture community enthusiasm and appropriate funding streams for the neighborhoods that need it most? The panelists will explore these issues and the broader implications for implementation.

To download a copy of the presentations for the Opportunities for Green Infrastructure in Undeserved Neighborhoods panel, click on this link: Opportunities for Green Infrastructure in Undeserved Neighborhoods Panel Presentations

Moderator: Jeff Odefey, Environmental Consultant

  • Howard Neukrug, Philadelphia Water Department
  • Tricia Martin, We Design
  • Peggy Shepard, WE ACT for Environmental Justice
  • Carter Strickland, NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • Karen Washington, NYC Community Garden Coalition
  • Kate Zidar, Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition

Opportunities for Green Infrastructure (1 of 2)


Opportunities for Green Infrastructure (2 of 2)

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