The South Platte River Greenway

Building on a Legacy

An overview of the history of greenway development along the South Platte River.


Speakers: John M. Pflaum, P.E. Professional Engineering Consultant; Jeff Shoemaker, Executive Director, The Greenway Foundation; H. William Woodcock, ASLA, Owner of Landscape Solutions 3, Inc.; Bill Neumann, ASLA, Principal DHM Design Corporation

The speakers bring different perspectives to Greenway Planning and Design, from managing a non-profit Greenway foundation to managing planning, design and construction for a Park District, to design and construction as a consulting engineer and a landscape architect. Together they will share more than 30 years of experience on the South Platte River Greenway development in metropolitan Denver, Colorado. They will present an overview of the history of greenway development along the South Platte River and along tributary stream corridors and how greenway development has helped to make trails part of the everyday life of residents in the Denver metro area.

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