Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation on Vancouver Island: Summary Report on the 2008 Capital Region Series
Report provides a consolidated summary for three community-scale projects
The genesis for the Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series on Vancouver Island was a 2005 consultation workshop organized by the Green Infrastructure Partnership. This resulted in the 2007 Showcasing Innovation program, with parallel series held on both sides of the Georgia Basin.
“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,” explains Eric Bonham, speaking on behalf of CAVI-Convening for Action on Vancouver Island.
CAVI collaborated with the Capital Regional District and the Green Infrastructure Partnership to present Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Capital Region: The 2008 Series. To download a copy of a summary document that elaborates on what was showcased at each event, please click on the following link to Summary Report on Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation in the Capital Region.
To access and download summary reports for the individual Showcasing Innovation events, click on this link to “2008 Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series on Vancouver Island” featured community-scale projects.
“The 2008 Series featured projects that demonstrated what is meant by The New Business As Usual, and set provincial benchmarks for others to measure themselves against,” adds Jody Watson, Harbours & Watersheds Coordinator for the Capital Regional District. “The 2008 Series was a progression, starting with a roadway in View Royal and ending with the mini-municipality that is the University of Victoria.”
Posted October 2008