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In 2020, the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit will continue to explore new and promising areas of environmental sustainability by focusing on Cities of the Future: Becoming a Regenerative Region. Collectively, we will imagine how cities can become regenerative hubs that enhance rather than deplete our natural resources, promote a vibrant, resilient built environment and support healthy, equitable communities. By examining innovative strategies to link rural, urban and suburban communities, we can identify new opportunities to build regions that are both socially and environmentally resilient.

Learn More About Regenerative Regions:

Regenerative Cities- an Urban Concept Whose Time Has Come!

Commission on Cities and Climate Change: Regenerative Cities

7 Key Questions About How to Participate Appropriately in Complex Systems

Our Future Will Require Green Infrastructure: Here's How We Can Build It

Why Nurture Resilience and Whole Systems Health?

Beyond Sustainability: Designing Regenerative Cultures

Seeds of Bioregional Regeneration

Why the Fight Over the Most Sustainable Diet is Missing the Point

Bioregional Development as a Regenerative Pathway

The Rise of Regenerative Cities

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