Led by artist and designer Fatima Laster & engineer Jerome Flogel, this walk will explore the historic Garden Homes Neighborhood and the green infrastructure/water features that surround it.
Led by artist Portia Cobb & environmental engineer Tory Kress, this walk will envision the future of the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.
Lead by artist Andrea Polli and scientist Luis Campos, Atomic Stories will look at unique crossovers between the nuclear history of the region and how its continuing impacts have been represented in popular and traditional cultures and the arts, and will invite participants to imagine new ways to represent this complex history and possible futures.
Led by designer Stephen Fan and economic botanist Valerie Imbruce, this walk will highlight what's resilient and vulnerable to the way that food provisioning works in Chinatown, addressing the central question: how has the Chinatown food system shaped agricultural and urban development?
Lake Roland: Living Boundaries explores the scientific, artistic and social principles of absorption at Lake Roland, a defunct reservoir surrounded by parkland at the edge of Baltimore City.
Participate in an art and science led walk that explores historic, Old Town Alexandria by engaging participants to reflect on its history to the Potomac, share experiences with flooding, and consider what actions are in the works to support community members and businesses faced with the prospect of rising seas and extreme weather.
The walk will take place in Hays Woods, a large tract of former industrial land that has mostly reverted to forest. Along the route we will discuss the natural features of the site in the context of its past as a former coal mine and its future as a City Park, with the idea that it will become a living laboratory for urban forestry, conservation, and recreation.