1. Albany Park Community Center uses rain gardens to combat flooding


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    This was completed for my Methods Fall 2012 class.

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    • From Roads to Raingardens


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      Where does polluted runoff go after big rains in Washington? Hear how state funding has helped local governments fund green projects to retrofit their roads and sidewalks to do a better job at managing…

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      • From the Field: Building rain gardens with youth in Howard County, Md.


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        September 2012: This summer the READY program (Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth) provided green jobs to young adults, while helping Howard County work toward meeting stormwater regulations…

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        • From the Field: Capturing stormwater naturally in Lancaster, Pennsylvania


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          June 2012: Fritz Schroeder, Director of LIVE Green Lancaster (a program of the Lancaster County Conservancy), explains how the city is using green infrastructure to capture stormwater runoff before…

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          • Green City, Clean Waters 9 minute Overview


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            When it rains in the City of Brotherly Love, problems soon follow because more than half the city has "combined" sewers - pipes that carry both storm water and sewage. When it rains, the…

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            • Green City, Clean Water - The Full Story


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              This in-depth version of the Green City, Clean Waters story lasts 28-1/2 minutes and has aired on Public Television in Philadelphia and other markets. If you're interested in bringing it to your…

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              • Green Homes


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                Since residential roof tops account for a pretty significant amount of impervious cover, Green Homes is an element of the Philadelphia Water Department's ambitious Green City, Clean Waters program…

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                • IHDC 2012 Awards at the Natural History Museum


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                  On 15th October 2012, the Natural History Museum London hosted the IHDC 2012 Conference, Exhibtion and Awards Ceremony. Dr Michael Dixon, NHM Director, welcomed attendees to the Darwin Centre, where…

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                  • IHDC 2012 Podcast 11 Dusty Gedge - Retrofitting Green Infrastructure in London


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                    Green roof expert, designer and policy instigator Dusty Gedge on ondon's retrofit approach to Green Infrastructure over the last 15 years - and the successes that have been achieved

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                    • IHDC 2012 Podcast 04 Gary Grant - The Principles of an Ecosystem Services Approach


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                      Gary Grant, ecologist, masterplanner, designer, and author, Director of the Green Roof Consultancy and Chair of the IHDC, on the fundamental principles of designing towns and cities to provide ecosystem…

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