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Extend your visit to Seattle with an extra half day group session Thursday afternoon May 23, 2019. The working session will bring experts who are looking for opportunities of mutual benefit related to funding or the setting up of coordinating networks related to research and Extension efforts associated with Green Infrastructure. This visit will be followed by a half-day morning field trip on Friday, May 24 to the Puyallup Research & Extension Center for a morning tour of the Washington Stormwater Center and salmon toxicology lab. Follow this link to learn more. Sourced from: National Urban Extension Conference
The Hamilton Project’s Vitality Index is a measure of a place’s economic and social well-being. It combines a county’s median household income, poverty rate, unemployment rate, prime-age employment rate, life expectancy, and housing vacancy rate. In the featured map, you can search by county or state for specific data. Follow this link to access the Map. Sourced from: Brookings
Urbanism Without Effort” is a book written by Charles R. Wolfe. In this article, the vignettes demonstrate how urbanism without effort is premised on common human affinities and varied in expression by cultural context, historical circumstance, and other unique factors such as geography and climate. They demonstrate the challenges of creating livable cities that are universal and timeless, and how solutions require careful observation in the context of local circumstances. Follow this link to read more. Sourced from: Next City