Smart Growth PartnershipDate: February 22, 2018Time: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
2701 W. State Road 84
Dania Beach, FL 33312
Please join us at the Secret Woods Nature Center as an esteemed panel will take you on a journey from urban sprawl to re-ignited interest in livable communities. The speakers will provide an overview of the evolution of South Florida development patterns from the times of the Native Americans and early settlers through today. They will explore how early entrepreneurs set the stage for our land development and growth patterns; how decades of changing technology, public policy and commerce initiated a pattern of sprawl; and how we are using those lessons learned to transform South Florida from a set of separate urban and suburban communities to a Smart Growth region. Overlaying smart growth principles onto our existing communities and connecting infrastructure will allow South Florida’s unique landscape to sustain and grow while preserving our environment, providing economic opportunities and creating desirable communities.
This session will be an eye-opener for what lies ahead and how we can manage development to create an enviable region guided by Smart Growth Principles. Learn how we can preserve our environment, provide economic opportunities and create desirable, livable, thriving communities.