Despite the benefits of green infrastructure, operations and maintenance has been repeatedly raised as a technical barrier to adoption of green infrastructure and remains a concern for many local governments in the Chesapeake Bay region and across the country.American Rivers and Green for All collaborated to develop two companion reports exploring different elements of operations and maintenance of green infrastructure in the region.American Rivers Releases Guide To Integrate Green Infrastructure Into Stormwater Permits.
Green infrastructure includes park systems, urban forests, wildlife habitat and corridors, and green roofs and green walls.
[8.12.14]ASLA launches new educational resources for K-12 Teachers and Educators.
The American Society of Landscape Architects is launching two new educational resources that will help young people and teachers explore the landscape architecture profession-a newly redesigned Career Discovery website and the new Tools for Teachers.
With this tool, we hope to inform and inspire continued progress toward stormwater permitting and management that protects our rivers and other shared waters, invigorates healthy communities, and provides cost-effective solutions for stormwater managers.
You may download Permitting Green Infrastructure: A Guide to Improving Municipal Stormwater Permits and Protecting Water Quality.