Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park
2015 SITES Certiﬁed
—Sustainable SITES Initiative —
Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park is the first Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission park certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES).
SITES was created to transform land development and management practices through the nation's first voluntary guidelines and rating system for sustainable landscapes. Sustainable landscapes reduce water demand, filter and reduce storm water runoff, provide wildlife habitat, reduce energy consumption, improve air quality, improve human health, and increase outdoor recreation opportunities.
Mary R. Bradford, Director of Parks, 2006-2014
Erected by Montgomery Parks.
Location. 39° 1.647′ N, 77° 2.633′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Evans Parkway near Barrie Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2001 Evans Parkway, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bioretention (a few steps from this marker); Stream Restoration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wheaton Veterans Park (approx. 0.9 miles Safeway (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Spirit of Wheaton (approx. 0.9 miles away); RainScapes (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Carroll of Rock Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Carroll (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
Also see . . . Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park. (Submitted on November 25, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Environment • Man-Made Features •
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