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On September 28, 2001, The Los Angeles City Council passed a landmark Low Impact Development Ordinance (LID). Developed by the Bureau of Sanitation in collaboration with community members, environment...

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Washington State University and Stewardship Partners are leading the 12,000 Rain Gardens Campaign, which aims to install 12,000 rain gardens in the Seattle/Puget Sound Region by 2016. Participants can...

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Low Impact Development Technical Workshop Series WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center, Puyallup, WA April 10-11, 2012. Bioretention. April 24-25. Permeable Paving. May 8-9, 2012....

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Portland Treebates Program Offers homeowners credits to water/sewer utility bills for planting trees. Credit is half the purchase price per tree, up to $10 for small trees, $20 for medium trees, and ...

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February 2-4, 2012 San Diego, CA http://www.newpartners.org/ Registration Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2012

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Native Plant Mini Grants provide up to $300 to community groups and private landowners for projects to improve watershed health.

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BEST Awards are presented to Portland area companies demonstrating excellence in business practices that promote economic growth and environmental benefits.

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Watershed Stewardship Grants provide up to $10,000 to schools, churches, businesses and other community organizations for projects that protect and enhance watershed health at the local level. Groups ...

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The City of Portland's Ecoroof Incentive Program offers grants of up to $5 per square foot as an incentive to property owners and developers to install ecoroofs.

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The City of Portland offers a Floor Area Ratio (FAR) Bonus for projects that install ecoroofs in the Central City Plan District are eligible for a floor area ratio bonus, which increases the building&...

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