green infrastructure

Grand Rapids rolls out environmental success stories road show

by (EnvironmentalSe...)

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department (ESD) is embracing innovative grassroots marketing tactics and rolling out an educational road show this summer to inform constituents about some of the city’s most recent achievements...

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Mayor Heartwell outlines future of Grand Rapids climate resiliency

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 02-26-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Mayor, George Heartwell is known for his progressive environmental and sustainability policy. In 2010 Grand Rapids was named the country's most sustainable midsized city by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While Grand Rapids has made...

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September is Stormwater Month: Rainiest Month of the Year

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

September is historically Grand Rapids’ rainiest month, with an average of 0.14 inches per day and 4.2 inches per month since 1986. This week also marks the 25th anniversary of Grand Rapids’ rainiest month ever and one of the...

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