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Blue/Green Infrastructure Features
Detroit may be bankrupt, but itís 600 feet above sea level
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
In part three of his series on neighborhood, Francis Grunow goes big picture and places Detroit within a context of global warming, blue/green infrastructure and sustainability over the next 100 years.
Go blue, go green
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Our series on blue-green infrastructure wrapped at a recent speaker series event that featured a panel of experts, business people, and activists who discussed the need for the region to embrace its identity as a Great Lakes metropolis. Project editor Matthew Lewis recaps.
Rainwater man of Southwest Detroit
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Meet Jeff Klein, whose business, Detroit Farm and Garden in Southwest Detroit, was opened with a mission to provide quality gardening, farming and landscape resources to the community. Matthew Lewis ties it all to the region's blue-green movement.
Green City Diaries: Conserving water, improving neighborhood life
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Detroit residents are finding ways to go blue -- meaning, they are learning about the practical environmental benefits of freshwater infrastructure by creating rain gardens and other water-based landscapes. Matthew Piper dives in to get the story.
Freshwater Metropolis in words and pictures: More than a concept
Matthew Lewis and Doug Coombe
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Now here's a two-for-one treat for our growing blue/green Detroit infrastructure readership: a springtime feature by project editor Matthew Lewis on rain gardens and an equally springy slideshow by photographer Doug Coombe.
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