Green Infrastructure Workgroup Snoops Around

Where are opportunities in the watershed for investment in Green Infrastructure? That was the question of the day when this past weekend, members of the Green Infrastructure Workgroup roved around by bike scouring the landscape for future sites to manage stormwater, restore habitat and improve the water quality in Newtown Creek. We visited multiple sites around Dutch Kills and Maspeth Creek, searching for opportunities to divert stormwater into vegetated areas and soil.
Evan Ripley doodles under the LIE near Dutch Kills.

The concept that results envisions vegetated planters in the scaffolding that use the stormwater coming off the expressway.

Doodles from this day are being developed into full scale proposals! Do you have a GI project somewhere in the watershed? Join this workgroup by dropping a line to

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