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Wild Cities: Connecting People and Nature ft. Stella Tarnay

Date:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Q?rius Theater
Ground floor, National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20560
United States
  Green Access Across DC


  Image Credit: Elizabeth Miller.

Stella Tarnay: Green Access Across DC

Are solar panels and LEED-certified buildings enough to make a "green city"? Washington's growing reputation as a leader among green, sustainable cities has prompted its civic leaders and designers to take a deeper look at how urban nature can support resident well-being. From biophilic design and policy, to the presence of wildlife-friendly landscapes, nature is making a comeback in the nation's capital.

Stella Tarnay, an urban planner and co-founder of Biophilic DC, will discuss Washington's evolution from a "green" city to a biophilic one with an expanding commitment to biodiversity and access to nature for all.

Part of the Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans series, “Wild Cities - Connecting People and Nature.” To see more programs, visit the Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans homepage.

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