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The City of Phoenix Receives Green-Infrastructure Technical ...

Phoenix has been awarded a $35000 technical assistance grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to advance the use of green infrastructure techniques in municipal stormwater management.
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dandelions and concrete: depave (Portland)

dandelions and concrete: depave (Portland) | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
"Depave promotes the removal of unnecessary pavement from urban areas to create community green spaces and mitigate stormwater runoff. Through community partnerships and volunteer engagement, Depave strives to ...
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A GreenHouse that Brings the Outside In

A GreenHouse that Brings the Outside In | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The layering and plantings act as a cleansing system that slows and filters storm water runoff from the parking lots and the building roof — all through six acres of constructed wetlands. Herman Miller July Article ...
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In D.C., New Eco-District Plans Unveiled

In D.C., New Eco-District Plans Unveiled | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
After two years of internal debate among 17 different federal agencies and the D.C. government, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) released its long-awaited plans for a new Southwest E...
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Planning for a Healthy Natural Environment - British Ecological Society

Planning for a Healthy Natural Environment - British Ecological Society | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
In the morning, the Town and Country Planning Association, together with the Wildlife Trusts, held a reception to launch good practice guidance for delivering green infrastructure (GI) and biodiversity through the planning ...
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Depave. From Parking Lots to Paradise | Baltimore Woods

Depave. From Parking Lots to Paradise | Baltimore Woods | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
What a grand celebration! Nearly 200 depavers came out to kick off the transformation of the Baltimore Woods Connectivity Corridor from a two-acre parking lot into a white oak meadow. The festivities included a small ...
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A New Era of Epidemics - The Trust for Public Land

A New Era of Epidemics - The Trust for Public Land | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Today, as we battle a new set of epidemics—obesity and associated illnesses, depression, attention disorders, and infectious diseases exacerbated by climate change—experts are looking to public infrastructure for solutions as they did the past.
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Landscape is what you see, Terroir is what you taste. Together is Sustainable Development

Landscape is what you see, Terroir is what you taste. Together is Sustainable Development | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Terroir is a French word that has been subject to much abuse by the English speaking world. It is often limited to the speech of wine enthusiasts, where its meaning is severely restricted to this o...
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Depave: Returning Parking Lots To Paradise

Depave: Returning Parking Lots To Paradise | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
“From parking lots to paradise.” That’s one of the slogans of Depave, a nonprofit group determined to reverse Joni Mitchell’s grim vision of an asphalt-covered America.For nearly four years, the Portland, Oregon-based group has been literally...
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Green Roofs and Green Infrastructure at a Landscape Scale | Ecology Consultancy Surveys

Green Roofs and Green Infrastructure at a Landscape Scale | Ecology Consultancy Surveys | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The Ecology Consultancy and the Green Roof Consultancy have undertaken an audit of Green Infrastructure on behalf of Business Improvement Districts (BID) in Hammersmith, ...
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Infrastructure as Lived Experience

Infrastructure as Lived Experience | Green Infrastructure | Scoop.it
It is emblematic of the scope and ambition of the recent Landscape Infrastructure conference at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design that organizer Pierre Belanger, ASLA, stated at the outset that a...
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