16th Annual Environmental Issues Forum
Thursday, October 5,2017 – 5:30 to 8:30 PM
Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS

Crisis in Cowtown? Coping with Climate Change:

Event: The 16th Annual Environmental Issues Forum 5:30-8:30 PM on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the new Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave.

Topic: Certainly, we all want to keep Kansas City among the most vibrant and livable communities in the nation. How will we adapt? What kind of planning is underway? Where are we most vulnerable? Let’s discuss solutions using our famous midwestern pragmatism, based on the latest data.

Program: Coping with Climate Change panel. Lara Isch will discuss how Kansas City, MO is upgrading infrastructure to deal with heavy rain events; Tom Jacobs of MARC will share the latest data and projections for our metro area. Lougene Marsh will talk about the human impact of a changing climate.

Details: $20 per person ($10 for students with ID) includes hearty appetizers from Shawnee Mission School District’s acclaimed Broadmoor Bistro, networking with local thought leaders and exhibits by environmental organizations, starting at 5:30 PM.
Attendance limited to 200. Reserve your place now! There will be no ticket sales at the door!

Tickets & Info: http://knrc.weebly.com/forum.html

Sponsored by Kansas Natural Resource Council, JOCO Environmental Advocates and the Kanza Group of the Sierra Club.