Sunday, October 16, 2011

Nature has Designed a Partnership between Land and Water, says landsape architect Peter MacDonagh

Soil - The Foundation for Green Infrastructure
In November 2010, the British Columbia Landscape Architects Architects Association hosted a Landscape CafĂ© in Vancouver. Featured speaker Peter MacDonagh discussed the importance of restoring and protecting healthy soils as the foundation for green infrastructure. 

These days we’re all hearing about 'Green', but few people realize to be really 'Green' you must be 'Blue' too! Nature has designed a partnership between land ('Green') and water ('Blue') where each benefits the other," states Peter MacDonagh.

"Any city that intends to thrive in a diminished oil and changing climate future will need to husband its soil resource, diverse perennial vegetation and the moisture which keeps it healthy."\

TO LEARN MORE: To read the comnplete story posted on the Water Bucket website, click on Getting to Green 2020: Soil - The Foundation for Green Infrastructure

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