Green infrastructure enables local governments to prepare for and adapt to climate change. This “new business as usual” in British Columbia is driven by a ‘design with nature’ guiding philosophy, an outcome-oriented approach to watershed and stream health protection, and success on the ground.
The case study experience introduced in Beyond the Guidebook 2010 shows that a new land ethic is taking root. Local governments now have the tools and case study experience to ‘design with nature’. Lessons learned by those who are doing it can help those who want to do it.
To learn more, click on Capitalize on Green Infrastructure Opportunities to ‘Design with Nature’ and download the second in the ‘ISMP Course Correction Series’.
News Release #2010-45
November 23, 2010