May 15, 2018 from 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Water, Parks and Cities: Partners in Green Infrastructure

Hosted by National Recreation and Parks Association Value of Water Campaign National League of Cities

Green Infrastructure in Parks: May 15th from 12:00-1:00pm, room HC-8, United States Capitol Building, Washington DC

Lunch will be provided. Please note the Capitol Building requires registration for entry. Please email Kyle Simpson (NRPA) with your name, affiliation, and email address by Monday, May 14th to RSVP:

In partnership with the National League of Cities and the Value of Water Campaign, the National Recreation and Parks Association is hosting a panel discussion about the role of green infrastructure. This panel will highlight the ways water utilities, park and recreation agencies, planners, and landscape architects are working to plan, fund, and implement green infrastructure projects. The event will take place in the United States Capitol building and focus on informing congressional staff about green infrastructure and creating multiple benefits for communities.


  • Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner of Philadelphia Parts and Recreation
  • Kishia Powell, Commissioner, City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management
  • Cynthia Pratt, Deputy Mayor of Lacey, WA


KATHRYN OTT LOVELL, Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
KISHIA POWELL, Commissioner City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management
CYNTHIA PRATT, Deputy Mayor, Lacey, WA. and Chair, NLC Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee Chair