Green Infrastructure: A calm after the storm?

A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology in Syracuse.

Storm water pollution can be a major concern for urban areas. Fortunately, green infrastructure technology has helped cities like Syracuse, NY to significantly reduce the impact of storm water pollution on their local watersheds.

As a student of SUNY ESF, I had seen examples of green infrastructure around campus and became curious about its form and function. After doing a little research, I quickly realized that there was way more to the story of green infrastructure than what originally met my eye. This local success story seemed like an excellent way to communicate the need for green infrastructure and demonstrate its viability for future use. 

Special thanks to Save the Rain and SUNY ESF Outreach for some of the great photographs and resources used in the making of this project.       

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