Balancing Nature and Commerce in Southern Maryland:
Understanding the Environmental and Economic Benefits of Green Infrastructure
April 21, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Ed McMahon of The Conservation Fund
Like many areas of the Potomac River basin, Southern Maryland communities are faced with balancing a myriad of community needs, including growth, cost of living, and quality of life. But how and where does natural resource rotection fit in_
Join us for a one-day workshop and discussion on green infrastructure, local land use planning, the effectiveness of partnerships, and improving the bottom line.
To register, please . Cost of attendance is $10.00, which includes lunch.
Provide local leaders with the principles and implementation tools necessary to balance natural resource protection with growth and development;
Foster regional land use planning and green infrastructure implementation;
Gain insight into similar planning and implementation processes in communities across the region;
Foster a greater understanding of the economic impacts and benefits of green infrastructure and low impact development efforts.
For more information, please contact Friends of the Potomac by phone at 301-495-6699 or email .
The Green Infrastructure Workshop Series is made possible by the National Park Service, National Capital Region
through the Potomac American Heritage River Initiative and The Conservation Fund. Funding for this workshop was provided in part by the Chesapeake Bay Trust, .