Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development 101

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Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development 101

Banking on Green: A Look at How Green Infrastructure Can Save Municipalities Money and Provide Economic Benefits Community-Wide

Looks at the most cost-effective options for managing polluted runoff and protecting clean water, and finds that green infrastructure solutions save taxpayer money and provide community benefits by managing stormwater where it falls. 

Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox

This toolbox contains a wealth of resources for public agencies and other organizations seeking to educate the public about stormwater pollution.  It includes a searchable catalog of outreach material; sample logos, slogans and evaluation surveys; EPA's comprehensive primer "Getting in Step: A Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach Campaigns;" and more.

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Green Infrastructure and Health Guide

This guide helps local government, communities, and health care organizations connect green infrastructure and public health in innovative ways.  The guide presents evidence linking green spaces to improved community health, how to identify community health needs relative to green infrastructure, community engagement as a health intervention, siting and design guidelines, and evaluation steps.