LID for Green Industry Professionals

Some Resources for Green Industry Professionals to learn more about Low Impact Development:

Ways to for Green Industry Professionals to help make Low Impact Development happen locally

  1. Support stormwater management regulation
  2. Re-examine local land use controls
  3. Encourage open-space developments
  4. Create demonstration projects
  5. Collaborate
  6. Experiment within your industry and partner with others (like universities)

Roles for Green Industry Professionals in Low Impact Development

  1. Arboricultural roles—tree preservation, maintenance and replanting
  2. Bioretention—providing stock and expertise
  3. Hardscapes—learn about pervious pavements and use them in designs and/or stock them
  4. Get involved—planning commissions are  often sorely lacking in professional help
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