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November 12, 2009

Friday, November 13 GREEN URBANISM 7:30 pm

Head across the Circle to the Museum of Natural History to hear Dr. Timothy Beatley's lecture on Green Urbanism: The Global Shift Towards Sustainable and Resilient Cities. Beatley is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.

Beatley promotes green urbanism, a creative urban planning and design strategy that brings nature back into city neighborhoods, supports locally produced renewable energy and encourages growing food close to urban communities. He will present examples of innovative green projects and policies adapted by cities in Europe and North America that could be implemented in Northeast Ohio.

After the lecture, meet Dr. Beatley during a book-signing session.

Registration for members: $8 for adults /$7 for students and seniors.
Registration for nonmembers: $10 for adults / $9 for students and seniors

For more information please call (216) 231-1177 or 800-317-9155, ext. 3279

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