Friday, May 07, 2010

GREEN 2015 -- How Philadelphia will add 500 new acres of green space

The City of Philadelphia is hosting a series of community meetings to hear the public's thoughts about the future of green space in your neighborhood.  These meetings will help shape the City's action plan to add 500 acres of public space to meet Mayor Nutter's sustainability goals

Tuesday, May 25, 6:30 pm -       Sheet Metal Workers Union, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 19147
Wednesday, May 26, 6:30 pm - Associacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha, 2319 N. 7th St., 19140
Monday, June 14, 6:30 pm -      Germantown Friends School, 31 W. Coulter St., 19144
Wednesday, June 16, 6:30 pm - Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., 19143
Monday, June 21, 6:30 pm -       Perzel Community Center, 2990 Saint Vincent St., 19149
Tuesday, June 22, 6:30pm -        Phila. Free Library - Skyline Room, 1901 Vine Street, 19103

This effort will likely help determine which trails the new Department of Parks and Recreation will focus on in the future.  Please attend a meeting to help advocate for new trail segments to Complete the Trail and East Coast Greenway within Philadelphia.