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Mayor Michael Nutter recognized by ASLA with the Olmstead Medal

At the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Landscape Architects in New Orleans, the Honorable Michael Nutter was bestowed the Olmstead Medal. The Olmstead Medal recognizes “individuals, organizations, agencies or programs outside the profession of landscape architecture for their environmental leadership, vision and stewardship”. Mayor Nutter was recognized for championing several initiatives during his
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GSI Partner member, Azavea, releases online tools to map and model watersheds impact

GSI Partner member, Azavea, recently released updated versions of two web-based applications, Model My Watershed and Micro Site Run Off Model. The applications are the product of collaboration between Azavea and the Stroud Water Research Center to provide the data and impact modeling of regional water quality to citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, educators, and
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NRDC promotes DC’s use of Environmental Impact Bonds

The Natural Resource Defense Council recognized DC Water, the District of Columbia’s Water and Sewer Authority, for their innovative use of Environmental Impact Bonds to finance their investment in green infrastructure. NRDC noted green infrastructures’ rise as a mainstream stormwater management practice and shared details on DC’s innovative finance structure that incorporates green infrastructure’s performance
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