Make cities more resilient and livable, and build support for nature through the development of green infrastructure and natural solutions to pollution.
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The Community Steward program allows DRCC/TAG to draw on the strengths of residents while increasing stewardship skills and environmental-justice tools, transforming into a more well-rounded, healthy and sustainable community.
Kent Hillside Church is now home to 50 garden plots, four cisterns, a tool shed and blossoming community.
Today, close to 150 urban forest practitioners — including arborists, land managers, designers, municipal planners, program managers, volunteers and advocates — from around Washington will come together for this year’s Urban Forest Symposium, hosted at the Center for Urban Horticulture.
Know a tree project that could use some seed money? We are seeking projects that will enhance the urban forest canopy, with specific focus on contributing to positive stormwater management, human wellbeing and other benefits.
Learn about the difference a rain garden made for a middle school and a community. It’s now a centerpiece for learning and inspiring future conservationists.
As our urban spaces continue to grow in density, we are faced with challenges that we can address in concert from Seattle to Shanghai. Bringing nature back is a key approach to making our cities healthier and more livable.
When you start reimagining what a space could be without pavement, then you can start seeing opportunities for how the space can be used in a way to benefit people and nature.
Attendees enjoyed inspirational stories of the boots on the ground projects and engaged in deep discussions of innovative projects pushing the boundaries of green infrastructure.
Two local public schools just received funding to support gardens at their school, improving their local environments and providing a local laboratory for environmental-science education.
Today at Cascadia College at UW Bothell, close to 200 green-infrastructure leaders from around Puget Sound are gathering at the third annual Green Infrastructure Summit
Stormwater management is one benefit of a new rain garden at Seattle's Pathfinder K8 — a stronger community is another.
We need to work together to begin solving the challenge of stormwater pollution to support the health of freshwater and marine ecosystems, including salmon and people.
A project demonstrates the possibilities when developers are motivated to go above and beyond to address stormwater management.
We are hopeful for the future of the Puget Sound. The Puget Sound Partnership is providing impetus for us and many others to seek new solutions for the sound's health.
Involving youth in environmental projects gives students the opportunity to experience the outdoors in new ways and become advocates for nature.
The Seattle seawall is no longer a flat concrete wall. Instead, it is a highly textured surface with crevices to promote food for salmon
The day to day uncertainty of being a refugee and immigrant can feel more manageable through the visceral feeling of smelling and tasting familiar food.
A novel program places military veterans with conservation organizations for benefits ranging from eco-therapy to green-job development.
We don’t think about space between buildings as being ours to shape. But like the white space on a page, the in-between stuff can offer a whole lot of impact.
How can we use nature to provide habitat, flood protection, cleaner air and cleaner water in our cities?
For green infrastructure projects to effectively uplift communities, they need to be driven by those communities.
Watch: The Power of Trees
New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other.
In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.
So, how can we return the favor?