Best Management Practices

    Managing Rainwater for Urban Sustainability Using Trees and Structural Soils

    Stormwater Management: Using trees and structural soils – manual cover (360p)
    Researchers know that urban forests, like rural forest land, can play a pivotal role in rainwater/stormwater mitigation. Structural soil reservoirs may provide new opportunities for meeting engineering, environmental, and greenspace management needs in urban areas.

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    Green Roofs in Nanaimo: A growing alternative

    Gary Noble (120p) – City of Nanaimo
    Solutions to climate change often originate from small scale community initiatives. This project is an excellent example of local scale action that can provide valuable information. Green roofs have an immense potential for offsetting carbon emissions originating from building operations.

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