Sustainable Ann Arbor Monthly Series March 12 at Ann Arbor District Library

March 11, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Join the conversation about sustainability in Ann Arbor. The City of Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor District Library are hosting the fourth annual Sustainable Ann Arbor series. A think tank of local stakeholders, including community organizations, local government staff, businesses and residents will join the public to discuss local sustainability efforts and challenges in our community.  

The third event in this four-part series will focus on sustainable systems, one of the 16 sustainability goals from Ann Arbor’s sustainability framework. The event will be held Thursday, March 12 from 7–8:30 p.m. at the Ann Arbor District Main Library, at 343 S. Fifth Ave.

Speakers will include:

  • Laura Rubin, Executive Director, Huron River Watershed Council
  • Jennifer Lawson, Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor
  • Nathan Ayers, Director, Chiwara Permaculture and Partner, UM Permaculture Initiative 
  • Susan Bryan, Rain Garden Coordinator, Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner's Office
  • Shannan Gibb-Randall, Principal, In-Site Design Studio

  Upcoming events in the series include:

  • April 9, 2015 – Responsible Resource Use, including an overview of waste, compost, and recycling across the community.

Each program will include a series of brief presentations followed by a question-and-answer session. The forums offer an opportunity to learn more about sustainability in the community and tips for actions that residents can take to live more sustainably. Details of this series will be posted online at