Recent Research and Inspiring Initiatives
Recent Research and Inspiring Initiatives

Green infrastructure and walkability for healthy communities

Evidence for what makes healthy communities is mounting. At the heart of healthy neighbourhoods are two commonalities: walkability and green infrastructure. This article on Place Makers website provides a great overview and cites plenty of primary literature on healthy place making.

Eco-assets video series

The partnership for water sustainability in BC continues to create wonderful content, this time a series of beautiful videos on eco-assets

US EPA’s Storm Smart Cities

The US EPA released a new guide in March to help communities incorporate green infrastructure into local hazard mitigation plans. While this guide was developed with a specific scope and geography in mind, the guidance within it is universal. The “Green Infrastructure Crosswalk” could be translated to any number of community plans in Ontario and provides a task by task approach to incorporating green infrastructure.

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