Green Your Brownfield
<p>A workshop where community leaders can gain a better understanding of how to use sustainable or "green" practices in the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites. </p>
This workshop, which will take place at Brookfield Zoo in Cook County Illinois, is designed to help communities gain a better understanding of how to use sustainable or "green" practices in the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites, which include abandoned buildings, old gas stations and other potentially contaminated properties that are impeding your communities' future growth. Join Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, the Field Museum, Fresh Coast Capital and other local organizations to hear about sustainable practices for brownfield redevelopment!
Registration: Cost is free (entry to the Zoo is included), parking is free in the south lot, and lunch will be provided, but registration is requested by September 1st atwww.ksutab.org/education/workshops.
(If you need help with your registration, please contact Sheree Walsh, email@example.com, 785-532-6519).
Who should attend? Local and regional government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations, planners, community members, real-estate professionals, property owners and anyone interested in learning about implementing sustainable practices for brownfield sites. Practices can include deconstruction, phytoremediation, green infrastructure, native plantings or solar installations.
For more information contact:
Laura Oakleaf, Cook County CCDEC
firstname.lastname@example.org, (312)-603-8250; or
Margaret Renas, email@example.com Delta Institute, KSU TAB Partner, (312) 651-4335
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This workshops is made possible with funding provided by U.S. EPA.