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Greenspace Preservation in Distressed Communities

April 13 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Dr. Cassandra Johnson, Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest Service, will present research findings on the tension between distressed social conditions and environmental preservation in Atlanta’s South River watershed. Allen Doyle with the South River Forest Coalition will outline recent efforts the coalition has made to establish the “South River Forest,’ which could include 3,500 acres of both green and developed spaces.