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A Focus on Sustainability is a collaborative series between the Ecological Landscape Alliance, Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council, ReScape, Deep Roots Kansas City, and the American Public Gardens Association.
This is a clip from Natural Start's COVID-19 Forum focused on plans for reopening nature-based early childhood programs. Megan Gessler of The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, shares her program's plans for reopening.
In 2019, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) worked directly with stakeholder communities to identify and facilitate policy and planning measures that promote green infrastructure and help address flood management and water quality needs.
The objective of the Field Guide for Camps on Implementation of CDC Guidance is to provide educational materials for camp staff to reduce potential exposures to and spread of COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted questions about ways to be sustainable at a time when single-use goods are preferred. The outbreak has also led to a decrease in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, albeit temporary.
Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.
Thousands of trees are struck by lightning every year. These trees will have varying degrees of damage ranging from complete shattering and destruction of the tree, to a slow lingering death, to virtually no apparent damage at all (Figure 1).
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).
This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency.