Richard Moe explains how the preservation of historic and older buildings should be an important component of sustainable development efforts in the next installment of Conversations on the Environment on Wednesday, October 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. Admission is free.
President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Moe argues that the conservation and improvement of our existing built resources is a crucial component to combating climate change.
The mission of the National Trust is to preserve diverse historic places and create more livable communities for all Americans. Under Moe’s direction, the National Trust has become an effective advocate of smart growth and innovative initiatives that demonstrate preservation’s effectiveness as a tool for community revitalization. A 6 p.m. reception precedes this presentation. Click here  or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP. Free parking is available in the Library Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.
Conversations on the Environment is a year-long series of thought provoking presentations by recognized experts on how we can improve our environment and transform our community through sustainable living. Partners in the series include ASTRA Enterprises, BNIM Architects, the Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City Business Journal, Rainy Day Books, Kansas City Public Television, Bridging the Gap, Greenability Magazine and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.