Back to All Events

Nature City Forum

  • Brookside Gardens 1500 Glenallan Avenue Silver Spring, MD, 20902 United States (map)

Register Now for NatureCity Forum 2019

NatureCity Forum, a full day exploration of green infrastructure with designers, practitioners, planners and advocates. The day will include local, regional and national case studies, as well as tools and research on the planning and implementation of green infrastructure for climate resiliency, community building, human health and ecological benefit. Come add your voice to this day long exploration and discussion.

Featured Speakers Include

  • Dr. Samuel Brody, Director of Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, Texas A &M University

  • Dr. Autumn Saxton-Ross, Mid-Atlantic Director, Naturebridge

  • Nancy Striniste, Founder and Principal Designer, Early Space. Author, Nature Play at Home

The day will include presentations from local case studies, creative tools for community engagement and a tour of Brookside Gardens.

The NatureCity Forum is an initiative of several regional organizations who are actively working toward a Maryland that is vibrant, green and strong.


  • Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

  • Project Green Classrooms

  • Maryland Recreation and Parks Association

  • Montgomery County Parks and Recreation

  • Brookside Gardens

  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources

  • Chesapeake Bay Trust

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • National Wildlife Federation

  • Blue Water Baltimore

We welcome all who share this vision to the discussion and look forward to seeing this collaboration grow.

Registration includes: coffee, tea and a continental breakfast and lunch.

Cost until March 1

  • $ 35 - Student Rate

  • $ 50 - Full Day

After March 1

  • $ 40- Student Rate

  • $ 60 - Full Day

Earlier Event: April 28
Leakin Park BioBlitz
Later Event: April 27
Leakin Park BioBlitz