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Parks and Rec Hosting Two Day Green Infrastructure Workshop

The City of El Paso was awarded grant funding from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Conservation License Plates Program to host a two-day workshop to promote green infrastructure and pollinator habitats.

The workshop will include a session on green infrastructure on August 24 and a half-day workday at Esmeralda Park on August 25.

Community members will learn how to alter a landscape to naturally absorb more water.  The workshop is brought to the community by the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, Texas Parks and Wildlife Biologist, El Paso Water, High Desert Native Plants, and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission.

WHAT:     Green Infrastructure Workshop: Putting it to Work

WHEN:     8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, August 24, and 8 a.m. to noon, Friday, August 25

WHERE:   Thursday – El Paso Community College Library, 6701 S. Desert Blvd.

Friday – Esmeralda Park, 709 Esmeralda Armendariz (community members will be planting on site)

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