Green Infrastructure: Natures Critical Role

Reach Green Building Goals (and More) by Building Green Infrastructure

The green building community can speed accomplishment of its goals by incorporating more nature.

Sources Referenced

Green Building Standards

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED for Neighborhood Development

Sustainable SITES

Health Impacts

The Nature Fix, Florence Williams

Bring Nature Home, Doug Tallamy

Increased Home Size in LA, Su Jun Lee et al.

Environmental Impacts

Council for Watershed Health

Green Infrastructure, Environmental Protection Agency

Stormwater Retention Program, Environmental Protection Agency

Economic Impacts

Green Cities: Good Health, University of Washington

Native Landscapes Boost Bottom Line, USGBC-LA Blog

Inequitable Green Infrastructure in Los Angeles

Technical Assistance Program, Los Angeles Recreation, Parks and Open Space District

Maps, Advancement Project

Park Equity, Prevention Institute

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