Green Infrastructure in Parks

CONTENTS Introduction ..............................................................................................................................................1 How Green Infrastructure Can Enhance Parks......................................................................................2 Relationship B etween Parks and Green Infrastructure.......................................................................... 4 Common Questions A bout Green Infrastructure ................................................................................... 5 Getting Started.........................................................................................................................................7 1. Identify and Engage Partners ............................................................................................................. 8 Moving Forward .................................................................................................................................... 11 2. Build Relationships ........................................................................................................................... 11 3. Leverage Funding Opportunities ...................................................................................................... 12 4. Identify Green Infrastructure Opportunities .................................................................................... 13 5. Plan for Maintenance ....................................................................................................................... 18 6. Undertake High-Visibility Pilot Projects............................................................................................ 21 Useful Resources .................................................................................................................................. 22 Parks Green Infrastructure Actions Checklist.................................................................................... 23 ii ii

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