Growing IN Place 2018

Friday, 16 March 2018









11th Annual

Growing IN Place Symposium

Greening Urban Childhood by Design



March 16, 2018, 9:00-4:30


Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Raleigh, NC, USA



Theme: Urban Greening by Design

            · Applying biophilic design to restore biodiversity to cities.

·  Planning urban green/blue infrastructure to engage children and families.

·  Managing urban habitats to maximize play and learning opportunities.

·  Ensuring culturally equitable nature experiences.



Attendees: Public/private sector practitioners, landscape architects, architects, planners, parks and recreation professionals, teachers and environmental educators, citizen activists, and elected officials – and all professions that work to create urban environments in support of healthy human development.



Note: Back-to-back with the College of Design Urban Design Conference



Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences; Raleigh, NC, USA