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Depaving: A New Way to Change Cities from Grey to Green
November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm$5
There is a new movement afoot in communities across North America. Communities are coming together to remove unwanted pavement and creating vibrant green spaces. The hands-on depaving process captures the hearts and energy of volunteers who work together to make schoolyards and neighbourhoods more livable and resilient. In her presentation, Alix will tell us more about the depave movement, and indicate what one needs to get involved in this important greening initiative.
Presenter: Alix Taylor is Green Communities Canada’s Water Programs and Communications Manager, and is responsible for overseeing Depave Paradise, Canada’s depave initiative. Alix has been involved in environmental engagement activities for over a decade, her current focus is on water issues, both urban and rural. She is the author of “Put Up A Paradise”, the cover story in the Winter 2016 issue of Green Teacher magazine.