Download Resources for planning and implementing green infrastructure and nature- based solutions (PDF) to learn more.
The AAAS Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues (AAAS EPI Center) hosted a webinar examining green and nature-based infrastructure solutions for the New England region. Developed in consultation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 1, panelists from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as well as the Trust for Public Lands explored various opportunities, processes, and access points available to communities for the equitable planning and implementation of green and nature-based infrastructure in New England.
The two-hour webinar highlighted collaborative, multi-disciplinary approaches to support green and nature-based infrastructure solutions and address:
- Why green infrastructure? The scientific evidence and co-benefits of green infrastructure
- How to identify opportunities and resources for the equitable planning and implementation of green and nature-based infrastructure solutions to address long term economic and climate resilience
- Planning a nature-based infrastructure project: workshopping Mystic River coastal resilience planning
Download EPI Center New England GI Webinar Speakers List 2021 (PDF) to learn more about the speakers at this event.
The AAAS Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues (AAAS EPI Center) spoke with more than 50 green and nature-based infrastructure experts to compile this list of resources for those interested in the planning and implementation of nature-based solutions. This list includes a wide array of tools and resources related to funding and financing, equitable planning and implementation, stormwater management practices, habitat restoration, hazard mitigation and community engagement. Resources pertaining to New England offer regional implementers a succinct list of geographically-based green and nature-based infrastructure resources.