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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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    Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership

    The mission of the Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership is to protect and maintain the integrity of the natural environment while promoting the growth, prosperity and quality of life of Alberta’s communities. Implementation of low impact development practices will lead to healthier, more sustainable watersheds.

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    Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)

    The CSLA is a national association of professional landscape architects. The mandate of the association is to represent our members nationally and internationally, to co-ordinate items of common interest, and to inform and educate members in the interest of the profession and the public it serves.

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    Earth Force

    Earth Force engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future. We do so by training and supporting educators in programs that enable young people to lead community action projects focused on creating sustainable solutions to local environment issues in the community.

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    Center for Watershed Protection (CWP)

    Founded in 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit corporation that provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the technical tools for protecting some of the nation’s most precious natural resources: our streams, lakes and rivers. The Center has developed and disseminated a multi-disciplinary strategy to watershed protection that encompasses watershed planning, watershed restoration, stormwater management, watershed research, better site design, education and outreach, and watershed training.

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    Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH)

    CEH Wallingford's mission is to: advance the science of hydrology through research, investigate through monitoring and modelling natural changes in the hydrological environment and to assess past, present and future effects of man's impact on all phases of the hydrological cycle, secure, expand and provide hydrologically relevant data, and promote the use of CEH's research and data.

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    Duke Univeristy Wetland Center (DUWC)

    The goal of the Duke University Wetland Center is to provide sound scientific knowledge that will lead to sustainable wetland functions and values for the nation and the world. The center works toward this goal by conducting, sponsoring and coordinating research and teaching on critical wetland issues.

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    Envirowise

    This UK government-funded programme can help make your business more competitive and profitable, and ensure compliance with environmental legislation.

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