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THG is excited to announce its participation in the Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership’s GOVGreen Conference and Exposition. As a part of GOVGreen, THG’s Water Resources Team Leader Patrick McGinnis will moderate a panel of public and private restoration and planning experts in a discussion of upcoming policy decisions and their potential impacts on the growth of green infrastructure practices and the sustainable landscaping sector as a whole.

The panel is titled “Greening Our Nation’s Backyard: Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, and Sustainable Landscapes.” The GOVGreen conference takes place on November 30, 2011, and will feature the panel in it’s 8:30 – 9:45am Eastern timeslot. The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

To find out more about GOVgreen, visit their website at

Sustaining Our Nation’s Water Resources: Answering the Call for Stewardship

The Horinko Group’s 2011 Summit
October 25, 2011 / University of Maryland, College Park

Three sectors played a pivotal role in setting the tone – the public sector, the advocacy sector, and the business sector. The Horinko Group welcomed a distinguished lineup of prominent actors in each of these sectors to discuss and reveal recent gains to better integrate and innovate. Our goal for this daylong series of panels was to establish a mark for what’s taking place today and what’s being planned for tomorrow. The summit served as an important conversation for anyone currently operating in the water world.

Learn more about The Horinko Group’s summits.

Environmental Speaker Series Luncheon with Jonathan Smith

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Featured Speaker: Jonathan Smith, Co-Founder, Blue Legacy International

Topic: Collaboration on a new model of environmental restoration in the Colorado River Delta

Environmental Speaker Series Luncheon with Shannon Cunniff and Paul Yaroschak

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Featured Speaker: Shannon Cunniff and Paul Yaroschak, Department of Defense

Topic: Managing Risks from Evolving Chemical Regulations and Improving Sustainability in Department of Defense Acquisition

Environmental Speaker Series Luncheon with Maureen Sullivan

Wednesday, June 23, 2011

Featured Speaker: Maureen Sullivan, Director of Environmental Management, Department of Defense

Topic: Green Remediation Policy and the Department’s response

Sponsor: This month’s luncheon was sponsored by the Microsoft Corporation and held at their offices at 901 K Street NW in Washington, DC.

Environmental Speaker Series Luncheon with Christian Holmes

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Featured Speaker: Christian Holmes, Global Water Policy Coordinator, U.S. Agency for International Development

Topic: USAID water programs and policies with new agency initiatives that are critically dependent on water

The Next Farm Bill: New Opportunities for Environmental and Agricultural Sustainability

Part IV of The Horinko Group’s Executive Salon Series
March 15, 2011 / Washington, DC

The Horinko Group partnered with the Northeast-Midwest Institute on a scoping effort and series of follow-up reports to forge a better understanding among representatives of the environmental and farming communities with respect to their Farm Bill interests; understand and help improve the level of trust among those parties; and, develop a consensus centered upon common 2012 Farm Bill interests.

  • Mark Gorman, Policy Analyst, Northeast-Midwest Institute (Moderator)
  • Patrick McGinnis, Water Resources Team Leader, The Horinko Group (Opening Remarks)
  • Ann Mills, Deputy Undersecretary, Natural Resources and Environment, USDA (Keynote)

Download Scoping Report
Download Salon Proceedings

Learn more about The Horinko Group’s Executive Salons.

Environmental Speaker Series Luncheon with Matthew Rimkunas

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Featured Speaker: Matthew Rimkunas, Legislative Director for Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina)

Topic: Outlook on the 112th Congress