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Strategies for Creating Accessible Gardens


If your organization is interested in learning how to develop a fully accessible garden that not only increases the availability of fresh fruits and/or vegetables, but also enables the participation of those with diverse abilities, please plan to join us for “Strategies for Creating Accessible Gardens”, a NYS Department of Health, Disability and Health Program sponsored webinar scheduled for March 22, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This informative webinar will provide helpful guidance on accessible garden design and construction, and will discuss tools and techniques which can facilitate participation by those with disabling conditions.

Glynnis S. Hunt, MS, Schenectady County Public Health Services, Strategic Alliance for Health; Jennifer L. Kahn, MPH, CHES, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County; and Mark C. Sheehan, MS, MPA and Donna Vincent from Schenectady ARC; founders of the nationally recognized “Know, Grow, and Eat Your Vegetables” initiative will be presenting.

Please use this link to register for the webinar. Once your registration has been processed, you will receive an email Pic2from "messenger" in your in-box. This is the email that contains the link to the WebEx presentation.

In the event that you are unable to log on to the WebEx webinar, you can listen to the audio portion by dialing in to the conference call information provided here: Audio Only - Toll free #: 1-866-394-2346  Access Code: 6896761923

If you have any questions, please contact:

Theresa Paeglow
Program Manager
Disability and Health Program
New York State Department of Health
Riverview Center, Suite 350
150 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204