What: Green Infrastructure :: Philadelphia's Plan
When: Wednesday February 18, 5:30-7pm
Where: 320 Newbury St., Fishbowl
Mark Focht is First Deputy Commissioner, Parks & Facilities for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. He completed a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University and received a Master degree in landscape architecture from the University of Massachusetts. He is a licenses landscape architect in the state of Pennsylvania.
Focht will present his keynote address titled, "Green City, Clean Waters: The Philadelphia Story." The lecture will focus on the innovative and strategic green stormwater management practices of the City of Philadelphia. Join SASLA to hear about how Focht helped the city accomplish a revitalization and stewardship plan that has beneficially impacted the way urban communities handle stormwater. From Focht you will also hear about the important partnerships and public outreach, which have contributed to the success of his leadership and Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters Plan.
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