Chesapeake Bay / Delaware Valley Chapter

This Chapter encompasses a portion of the Middle Atlantic States surrounding the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Valley, including Washington, D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Carla Cummins

Virtual Event

Friday, May 21, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT

WATERSHEDucation: How to integrate green infrastructure into learning

Chester Arther
Chester Arther
School ‘greenscapes’ are a system of outdoor learning environments and natural play areas that connect curriculum to nature through the practical application of learned concepts, across curriculum for all grade levels and subjects. They are stages for discovery, learning and imaginative play. They are living systems that work to reduce the volume of stormwater entering combined sewers using green infrastructure and to expand stormwater treatment capacity with traditional infrastructure improvements.

Meet our Team of Presenters from the School District of Philadelphia:
Megan Garner, Sustainability Manager
Emma Melvin, Green Infrastructure Program Manager
Daniel P. Mullin, RLA, Site Improvement Coordinator

Learning Objectives:
  • How decisions made during the design process directly impact stormwater management, site maintenance, and curricular connections;
  • How climate change is impacting green stormwater infrastructure design in our cities, through the experience of Philadelphia;
  • How the outdoor environment can be the new classroom.

Member: Free | Non-member $20
Sponsorship: $250

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