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Kansas City Green Infrastructure Case Study

This plan, an early component of aggressive regional planning by the Mid-America Regional Council, focuses largely on connecting key conservation corridors.

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The People’s Plan for a Greener Los Angeles

The Emerald Necklace Vision Plan for the Los Angeles area is inspiring a world-class park network that hopes to one day rival New York City’s Central Park.  Spearheaded by  the local nonprofit Amigos de los Rios in partnership with 61 other agencies the 17 mile loop in the Rio Hondo and San Gabriel watersheds will […]

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A Roadmap to Green Infrastructure in the Federal Agencies

This resource created by the National Association of Regional Councils provides users with a clear comparison of the definition of green infrastructure across federal agencies. Look for opportunities to align project goals with priorities in multiple federal agencies to create more opportunities for funding.

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US Climate Extremes Index (CEI)

This tool provides an index of the most extreme temperatures, precipitation events, and droughts from around the country to aid planners and policy makers in the adaptation process.

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Rainwater Harvesting Calculator: Washington State

This Excel-based calculator was developed to help residents of Washington State size and test scenarios for rain water harvesting systems based on the typical climate. The calculator assumes that water is harvested entirely from roofs and that 80% of precipitation falling on roofs is captured.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Explore It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • The Conservation Fund