Sept 29 2021

The League of Women Voters of Baltimore City and County invite you to our online event.

Wednesday, September 29, at noon

TOPIC: The Importance of Open Space in Inner Suburbs:


Vibrant communities need open space for recreation and protecting public health and the environment. Barbara Hopkins will discuss how natural areas, gardens, trails and parks improve our lives. These open areas protect habitats, increase air and water quality, enhance community cohesion, and raise home and business values.

Speaker: Barbara Hopkins

Barbara Hopkins, a lawyer and landscape architect, is the executive director of NeighborSpace, Baltimore County. This nonprofit works with local communities to protect and improve their open spaces. She also serves as board president of the Friends of Maryland's Olmsted Parks and Landscapes and chair of the Baltimore County Green Alliance. You can read her blog on growing small nonprofits at

Registration is now open! You must register in advance for this meeting.  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the event on Wednesday, September 29.

There will be a Q&A after the presentation. Submit questions in advance to [email protected]


  • Sharalyn Luciani
    published this page in Annual Calendar 2021-09-06 12:02:58 -0400