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January 2023

January 2023 Newsletter
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New Year, New Opportunities to Work Together
to Improve the Health of Our Planet

Thank you for your collective support of our living architecture and green infrastructure communities! We look forward to engaging with you in 2023 and hope that your new year is off to a wonderful beginning.

As we look ahead, why not review the avant-garde projects, programs, and materials embraced by designers from across the world? Watch Linda's
2022 Top 10 World-Changing Blue-Green Infrastructure Designs to Cool Our Warming Planet, partially presented at CitiesAlive The Homecoming in Philly last October.

About Us: We continue to share news about People, Projects, and Solutions and invite you to connect with us and hear from individuals, companies & organizations spanning the globe. Explore & share your local and international project profiles of sustainability & excellence in design. Find answers with stormwater management, biomimicry, urban ag, biodiversity, net-zero water/energy, biosolar, bioclimatic & carbon-neutral designs + more with us. We encourage you to share your vision and publish your work with us: Write, Submit Your Projects, join our Network group on LinkedIn, & Advertise in our Directory.

How about joining us in Berlin this summer for the
2nd World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2023? Linda will be presenting her early 2023 Top 10 List of Hot Resilient Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design. A fantastic city to host a fantastic congress, the WGIC has been postponed several times due to the pandemic and it will be wonderful to gather here again (we attended in 2017) and learn about new happenings together. Don't miss the Early Bird Registration and Call for Papers due on January 31.

Speaking of which, if you have a proposed living architecture project to be considered for the 2023 list, please let me know.

We wish you and yours a happy, healthy, productive, and green 2023! YouTube Channel

Upcoming Events

NAHB International Builders’ Show | IBS 2023
NAHB International Builders' Show | IBS 2023
January 31 - February 2, Las Vegas, NV, USA
NAHB (IBS) is the largest home building show in North America. This three-day event brings professionals, products & home building trends together under one roof. Experience the industry through networking events, education courses and talking with exhibitors. Discover the latest in tech, new product launches, trends and the hottest topics.
Don't miss the exhibit by Bison Innovative Products.
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PLANT-O-RAMA: A Symposium, Trade Show & Job Fair for Horticulture Professionals
PLANT-O-RAMA: A Symposium, Trade Show & Job Fair for Horticulture Professionals
January 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Announced by New York Green Roofs (NYGR)
Attention superstar horticultural professionals and friends of NYGR!! Mark your calendars! We are elated, flabbergasted, thrilled, stoked, and two cows over the moon to announce that we'll be back, in-person (!!) at Plant-O-Rama this year.
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North/East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) Annual Convention & Trade Show North/East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) Annual Convention & Trade Show
February 7-9, Uncasville, CT, USA

NERCA represents premier roofing professionals in the northeast region: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Experience one of the largest regional roofing tradeshows in the country.
Don’t miss exhibits by Carlisle Syntec Systems, and Sika Corporation.
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International Green Wall Day
International Green Wall Day
February 15, Online, Worldwide
International Green Wall Day on February 15th 2023 celebrates and highlights the beauty and environmental benefits of living walls, green walls, vertical gardens and vertical forests. The date marks the anniversary of the birth of the living wall inventor and visionary landscape architect Stanley Hart White in 1891, over 130 years ago.
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GRHC: Blue-Green Virtual Symposium – Technologies For Managing Stormwater
GRHC: Blue-Green Virtual Symposium – Technologies For Managing Stormwater
February 23 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Blue-Green Infrastructure projects are gaining popularity due to their effectiveness in mitigating urban flooding while also addressing a number of other challenges including biodiversity, urban heat island, air quality and more! Featuring presentations from Andrea Saven, PLA, GRP – Technical Director of Columbia Green Technologies, Anna Droz, Ph.D – Strategic Educator, LiveRoof and Karen Liu, Ph.D – Green Roof Specialist, Next Level Stormwater Management.
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