Atlanta’s Proctor Creek: Challenges and Possibilities

Friday, July 10, 2015 7:30-9:00 am | All Saints' Episcopal Church, Ellis Hall

Proctor Creek flows through northwest Atlanta from downtown to the Chattahoochee River. Its watershed is made up of 38 neighborhoods and is characterized by a rich cultural history and a history of economic and environmental challenges. The evolving story of Proctor Creek spans the themes of urban revitalization, stormwater management, environmental justice and community activism.
Today, many organizations are actively working within the watershed to improve the environment and the quality of life of residents. Join us to learn a little about Atlanta’s Proctor Creek and to hear about some of the initiatives underway to serve the watershed.
For a look at some of the things happening in Proctor Creek, click here.
Panelist: Ray Christman - Senior Vice President and Mid South Division Director, Trust for Public Land
Panelist: Na’Taki Osborne Jelks - Board Chair, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance; Co-chair, Proctor Creek Stewardship Council
Moderator: Erik Fyfe - Proctor Creek Coordinator, Hosted at Park Pride

Location & Parking:

All Saints' Church
634 West Peachtree Street
Across from the North Avenue MARTA station at the corner of W. Peachtree and North Avenue

**Taking MARTA is encouraged. Some parking is available in the All Saints' parking deck. Enter at lower level of Spring Street.**

IMPORTANT Parking Information: Please fill lower garage deck first, then upper deck, then West Peachtree lot last. If you continue your visit after the event, you must move your vehicle from the parking deck. Thank you for helping us adhere to facility policies.

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The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy, and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network, and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development. 

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