It’s Raining! ECLWRF Infiltration Works!

Posted on 15. Jan, 2015 by in G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Design Studio, G3 Educates, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Homeowner, HOWs, Los Angeles/South Bay, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Video, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Wise Landscape, West Basin MWD

Here’s a quick update to the post originally posted on 12/23/09.  The garden has been renovated in November 2014, but the infiltration still is working as designed. From December 2009:  It’s raining pretty steadily today, so we rushed over to the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility’s OFG to see how the permeable paving and […]

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Answers To LA EXPO Quiz

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

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 Curb Your Pollution, G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens

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 Curb Your Pollution, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Consutling Node, G3 In The News, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens

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 Conferences, East Coast, G3 Blog, G3 Community, Green Infrastructure, Rain Gardens

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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