Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development 101

Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development 101

Community Outreach Toolkit: Supporting the Reduction of Nutrient Pollution in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin

Provides a framework for developing effective communications materials, with chapters on developing key messages, developing press materials, preparing for outreach, pitching to the media, and measuring results.  Intended for state and local agencies, watershed groups, nongovernmental organizations and others.

The Importance of Operation and Maintenance for the Long-Term Success of Green Infrastructure: A Review of Green Infrastructure O&M Practices in ARRA Clean Water State Revolving Fund Projects

Examines the O&M practices of 22 green infrastructure projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Clean Water State Revolving Fund.  Highlights both the opportunities and challenges associated with green infrastructure O&M.  Activities examined include planning and tracking of maintenance, training and education, use of partnerships, and funding.