The Imagine Austin Speakers Series continues on December 10th with presentations and a panel discussion on the topic of “Integrating Nature into the City”. Integrating nature into the City is one of the guiding principles of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan and is seen as essential to the Imagine Austin vision of a more compact, connected, livable and healthy community. Please download the flyer with a parking map.
Dr. Frances E. Kuo | Director of the Landscape and Human Health Laboratory (LHHL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Kuo founded the LHHL in 2006, to focus on the relationship between human health and greenspace.
Patrick Murphy | Formerly the City of Austin’s Environmental Officer and Assistant Director of the Watershed Protection Department. Successfully implemented the multidisciplinary review of land development projects to ensure conformity with the City of Austin’s tree, landscape and watershed regulations.
Laine Cidlowski | Project manager for the Sustainable (Washington) DC initiative for the District’s Office of Planning, which is a plan to make Washington DC the healthiest, greenest and most livable city in America. She is responsible for sustainability planning issues for the District of Columbia such as green infrastructure and the built environment