Answers To LA EXPO Quiz

Posted on 16. Feb, 2014 by in Conferences, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Blog, Green Infrastructure, Rain Capture, Rain Gardens, Speaker Series

Thanks to everyone who joined Pamela Berstler on Friday morning at 8:30 AM at the LA EXPO in Long Beach, CA to hear more about Rain Garden Design (aka Sponge Gardens). Here are the answers to the QUIZ administered at the end of the class.LA Expo Questions Answers021414 The group explored the role of Living […]

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Ventura Curb Cuts In Action

Posted on 02. Dec, 2012 by in City of Ventura, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Neighborhood Curb Cuts, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Notes

Cutting curbs in regular neighborhoods is all well and good in theory, but the day of judgement comes when it finally rains!  If everyone on this street cut their curbs and allowed dry weather runoff and stormwater into their parkway to water trees and other native plants, that dirty water would never reach the ocean.  […]

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Ventura Breezes Through Curb Cuts

Posted on 19. Oct, 2012 by in City of Ventura, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Consutling Node, G3 In The News, G3 Media, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Neighborhood Curb Cuts, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Notes

G3 Core Concepts graduate, John Burke (aka LAJohnny – LA stands for Landscape Architect, not Los Angeles), wrote a great article for the Ventura Breeze on the curb cutting event held at Dan Long’s house in Ventura.  The article is a really good synopsis of the importance of Rain Gardens and Curb Cuts as things […]

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Goodbye Cabin Fever At ARCSA Tour Of North Carolina State University Campus

Posted on 12. Sep, 2012 by in ARCSA, Conferences, East Coast, G3 Blog, G3 Community, Green Infrastructure, Rain Capture, Rain Gardens, Resources, Watershed Notes

Students aren’t stuck inside on beautiful fall days like today at North Carolina State University because professors like Andy Fox of NCSU’s College of Design, are driving innovative Low Impact Design on campus. According to Professor Fox, recent polling of incoming students indicates that 66% point to sustainable practices on campus as an important factor […]

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ARCSA Raleigh Conference Rallies Around Urban Rainwater Capture

Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by in ARCSA, Conferences, East Coast, G3 Blog, G3 Community, Green Infrastructure, Rain Capture, Rain Gardens, Resources, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Notes

At the ARCSA (American Rainwater Capture Systems Association) Annual Technical Conference the philosophical policy discussion rages on about whether rainwater should be considered stormwater, or infiltration and passive rainwater capture should be considered as valuable as active harvesting for use.  This will be an ongoing debate for some time, since many of ARCSA’s sponsors and […]

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