SARA Pollinator Uplisting - rain gardens, bioretention, and naturalization can help

Posted on Jan 17, 2024 in Stewardship, Native Plants, Homeowner Action, Bioretention, Biodiversity

Pollinators recently uplisted on the Species at Risk Act can be helped by flowering plants perfect for rain gardens, bioretention, and naturalization

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National bioretention design and construction standards are open for public review

Posted on Apr 09, 2018 in Guidance Documents , Design, Construction, Bioretention, Climate change adaptation

The National Research Council of Canada, under its Climate Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Program, is supporting the development of standards that integrate and enhance climate change adaptation. The Green Infrastructure Technical Committee has produced its first standards, now open for public review, on the Design and Construction of Bioretention Systems.

Public comments are open until April 23, 2018 for the construction standard; and May 27 for the design standard.

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