Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Town of View Royal: List of Waterbucket Stories

 

 

UVIC showcasing - 2008 schedule

 

“Design with Nature and be Rewarded with Infrastructure Grants”

Building on the interest and momentum generated by successful series on both sides of the Georgia Basin in 2007, CAVI-Convening for Action on Vancouver Island is collaborated with the Capital Regional District and the Green Infrastructure Partnership to present Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Capital Region: The 2008 Series.

The first in the series was on September 12 and was hosted by the Town of View Royal. For a program overview and registration details, click on this link to download a copy of Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Town of View Royal.

 

List of Water Bucket Stories

Eight stories about Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Town of View Royal and the Capital Region Series as a whole are posted on the various communities-of-interest that comprise the Waterbucket Website:

  1. CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: The New Business As Usual: “Design with Nature” in British Columbia and be rewarded with infrastructure grants —- Town of View Royal hosts first of three events in the 2008 Showcasing Green Innovation on Vancouver Island Series 
  2. CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: Town of View Royal shares its Green Infrastructure Grant Template with other British Columbia communities — Showcasing Innovation Series features case study exercise to promote an ecosystem approach to streetscape enhancement  
  3. RAINWATER MANAGEMENT COI: “My Rain Garden” – Fostering an Ethic to Maintain Roadway Amenities in View RoyaL — Portable rain garden will serve as an educational tool to kcikoff Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series on September 12 at View Royal Municipal Hall
  4. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE COI: Showcasing Innovation Series: Town of View Royal presents its vision for a municipal fibre optics network — “While we have that road dug up!” creates opportunity for linking the internet to green infrastructure strategies 
  5. CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Town of View Royal: The New Business As Usual — View Royal hosts first of three events in the 2008 Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation on Vancouver Island Series (September 12)
  6. CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: Showcasing Green Infrastructure In the Town of View Royal — Case study exercise promotes ecosystem approach to streetscape enhancement in the Capital Regional District.
  7.  CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation on Vancouver Island: The 2008 Capital Region Series — CAVI announces partnership with CRD to deliver program that builds capacity for Climate Change Adaptation
  8. CONVENING FOR ACTION COI: “2008 Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series on Vancouver Island” features community-scale projects —Series builds on 2007 Georgia Basin program successes to demonstrate what “The New Business As Usual” means

 

Summary Report:

View royal - showcasing summary report (360p)To download a document that consolidates the six Water Bucket stories under one cover, click on either the adjacent image or on the following link to the Summary Report on Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Town of VIew Royal .

 

 

About the 2008 Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series

The goal of the Showcasing Innovation Series is to promote networking, inform and educate practitioners, and help local governments move ‘from awareness to action’ in doing business differently — The New Business As Usual — through sharing of approaches, tools, experiences and lessons learned that will ultimately inform a pragmatic strategy for climate change adaptation.

Showcasing innovation - format for the day (360p)

 Posted October 2008