Greening Vacant Lots: Case Studies and Planting Specifications


Greening Vacant Lots as a Community Revitalization Strategy

Explore how greening vacant lots can contribute to environmental benefits and neighborhood revitalization in your community.

This webinar will feature current practices on vacant lot greening, including stormwater management, construction specifications, job training, property maintenance and funding. Speakers will provide a snapshot of greening practices conducted by non-profit organizations in three cities: Philadelphia, PA; Warren, OH; and Detroit, MI. Examples will illustrate how a clean and green vacant lot can support revitalization strategies in three separate city contexts.

Webinar speakers will include:

•             Robert Grossmann, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

•             Matt Martin, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership

•             Dean Hay, Greening of Detroit

This is a free webinar but we request that you reserve a webinar seat in advance HERE.

This webinar and vacant lot research supports U.S. EPA Office of Sustainable Communities technical assistance to communities. All 11 case studies available online for free download at the National Resource Network Here .