Across the world, cities are bringing back nature to helpaddress urban challenges.  We are healthier when we are closer tonature.  We have a greater respect for the environment that sustainsus.  We are more adaptable to change when we let nature do its work.   

Join us for a free presentation by Dr. Timothy Beatley,renowned expert in sustainable city planning and author of the book BiophilicCities. Dr. Beatley is the Teresa Heinz Professor of SustainableCommunities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School ofArchitecture at the University of Virginia, where he has taught for the lasttwenty-five years.  He will share his experience and knowledge of citiesacross the world that have made strides to integrate nature into ourneighborhoods and communities. 
A Presentation on Biophilic Cities with  
Dr. Timothy Beatley 
January 18th, 2012 
6:00-8:00 PM 
Portland Northwest College of Art - Swigert Commons 
1241 NW Johnson  
Portland, OR 97209 
This event is free and open to the public.  
Sponsored by: 
City of Portland's Environmental Services and
Office of Healthy Working Rivers,
Illahee,
The Intertwine Alliance, and
The Urban Greenspaces Institute