Green Infrastructure 101 - JW

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2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference
Presenter is Jesse Wiles

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Green Infrastructure 101 - JW

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  4. 4. Residential Rain Garden at a Sidewalk Edge 1 Permeable pavement material (permeable asphalt, permeable concrete, or permeable pavers) 2 Concrete paving 3 Smaller pipe under drain
  5. 5. Recommended Plant Material: Reduce water use by emphasizing native and/or drought tolerant plants, eliminating turf areas, and minimizing maintenance.
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  7. 7. Rain gardens at front and side edges of property Deciduous shade tree on the W side of the house blocks hot summer sun, but allows warm winter sun to penetrate Evergreen plants on NW side of the house to block cold winter winds Permeable walk allows water to be absorb directly in the ground LID Techniques Rainwater Harvesting

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