Win/Win Workshop: Resilient Communities
Time & Location
About The Event
In the face of rapid growth and development, Northwest Arkansas has a unique opportunity to plan and create healthy communities for our future. This workshop is designed for regional decision-makers, including city planners, civil engineers, landscape architects, elected officials, developers, conservation professionals, and business and community leaders that have an interest in preserving quality of life as Northwest Arkansas grows. Participants will learn from regional professionals with practical examples and resources for planning and designing projects that support clean water, economic growth, wildlife habitat and long-term profitability.
Joel Houser- Open Space Institute
Dr. Marty Matlock - Executive Director of University of Arkansas Resiliency Center and Professor of Ecological Engineering in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department
Steve Luoni - Director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center and a Distinguished Professor of Architecture
Eric Fuselier - Environmental Scientist Crafton Tull
Scott Simon - Director of The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas
Terri Lane - Executive Director of Northwest Arkansas Land Trust
Topics will include: ecological engineering, low impact development techniques, land use and climate resiliency, partnerships for landscape-scale conservation – and more. Onsite networking reception to follow the workshop.
Each speaker session qualifies for 1 hour USGBC/GBCI (non LEED specific) and 1 hour LACES/HSW CEU for a total of up to five credit hours each.
$35/participant; includes buffet lunch and reception.
Space is limited! Special thanks to Beaver Water District and Ozark Green Roofs for their support of land conservation.