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Landscape-Scale Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure is a nature-based approach that uses a combination of engineering and nature’s own systems to address environmental challenges like erosion, flooding, and air and water pollution.   Green infrastructure is not limited to engineered or human-built constructions. At the landscape scale, green infrastructure includes protected areas of natural ecosystems like forests, wetlands, and […]
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Site-Scale Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure is a nature-based approach that uses a combination of engineering and nature’s own systems to address environmental challenges like erosion, flooding, and air and water pollution.   Green infrastructure practices at the site scale include a wide variety of construction designs that are generally used in landscaping and site development around or adjacent […]
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Green Infrastructure Basics

Green infrastructure is a nature-based approach that uses a combination of engineering and nature’s own systems to address environmental challenges like erosion, flooding, and air and water pollution.   Plants and soils naturally filter pollutants out of water and air, and absorb rain and stormwater to reduce flooding and runoff after storms. Plants also lock […]
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Topic: Climate Change

Climate change is happening now and it affects our everyday lives. We are seeing increased frequency and strength of coastal storms. Rainfall events are becoming more severe. Heat waves are affecting human health and our valuable agricultural sector. And, as a coastal state, we must pay attention to changes in sea levels.
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