“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir
Whether you live in the city center, the suburbs, or on the countryside, your ability to access and enjoy nature is a vital component for living a happy, healthy life.
However, for those who live in cities, parks can be one of the few, if not only, places to experience nature on a daily basis. Parks offer relief from the concrete, noise, and hurried pace that surrounds us. The slices of nature that exist in parks also serve as important infrastructure for our cities and support habitats for the other living things with which we share this planet.
Connect to the Theme
The conference program, consisting of tours and lectures led by both local and national experts, will explore the relationship between parks and nature through discussions pertaining to:
- Parks and health
- Access to nature
- Parks as Natural Infrastructure
- Parks as Habitats
- Parks as Reflections of a City’s Character
Who Should Attend
The Parks & Greenspace Conference offers something for everyone!
- Parks & recreation professionals
- Government policy makers
- Architects & landscape architects
- Urban planners
- Citizens who want to build or improve a neighborhood park
- Environmental & civil engineers
- Real estate developers
- Environmental lawyers
- Anyone who loves parks!
Registration for the 19th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference will open soon!
This event is a unique opportunity to market your business to elected officials, community leaders, and park advocates from across the region. Sponsorship levels for the 2020 conference are available for every budget.
Reach out to Chad Nash, Corporate and Individual Giving Associate, to learn more!