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Enter the 8th annual EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

The deadline to register for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2019 Campus RainWorks Challenge is Oct. 15. Following the registration deadline, participating teams have until Dec. 17 to submit their complete entries. The challenge is open to colleges and universities across the U.S. and its territories, and registration is free. Now in its eighth […]

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SITES Announces 12 Newly Certified Sustainable Landscapes

On March 31, the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) program announced that it has certified 12 new sustainable landscapes for meeting rigorous standards in environmental design and performance. These landscapes include a historic Maryland house, a pocket park in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, and a public children’s garden in Austin, Texas. These are the last to […]

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ASLA Releases New Guide to Green Infrastructure

On Sept. 3, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) released a report detailing the many benefits of green infrastructure. The report defines green infrastructure as designed systems that harness nature to create proven benefits for communities and the environment, and include practices such as green streets, park systems, urban forests, wildlife habitat and corridors, […]

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