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Infusing Nature

Parks and Resource Conservation Branch

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Centennial Park East in Howard County

At Pavilion H (Rain or Shine)


Infusing Nature into Everyday Spaces of Childhood” (0.3 CEU’s Pending)

Presented by Jennie Summrell, Playcore.   

Explore best practice design principles and case examples for creating naturalized play environments and playful pathways as a solution to delivering quality outdoor environments for children to reconnect with nature. Discover how these environments intentionally attract families, promote physical activity, increase play value, and provide unique learning opportunities for communities outdoors.

10:00 am
- 10:30 am - Registration

10:30 am – 12:00 pm - Workshop – “Infusing nature into everyday spaces of childhood”

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Lunch provided by Cunningham Recreation (Subs/Sandwiches)

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Workshop – “Naturegrounds”

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Closing Remarks, collect paperwork


For more information contact Greg Fiala at 410-313-7285 or


To register, go to the event registration page. Registration closes 9/8.



MRPA Members - $18 by 9/1; $20 after 9/1

Non-Member - $26 by 9/11; $28 after 9/11

MRPA Student member – free


Special thanks to Cunningham Recreation for providing lunch.

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