Connecting residents to nature and enhancing wildlife habitat are not one-department activities. Cross-departmental collaboration as well as engagement with community groups, local NGOs, and schools can further goals. Meanwhile financing resilient, nature-based solutions can be the toughest challenge of implementing a green infrastructure plan. Join City of San Francisco’s Peter Brastow and Washington DC’s MaryLynn Wilhere alongside J.D. Brown, Program Manager for Biophilic Cities Network, and ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center staff, for a frank conversation on what has worked for partnerships and finance to advance nature in cities.