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Nature Based Solutions


Nature Based Solutions

Chapter Outline

  • Protection, preservation, repair and healing of land and water, especially using native plants and forestry practices 
  • Increasing urban tree canopy in urban/suburban communities to improve human health and resiliency to flooding and extreme temperatures, as well as carbon storage 
  • Access to a diversity of green space and parks for all neighborhoods 
  • “Green” Infrastructure – using natural systems to improve water quality 
  • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Protect agricultural land for food production and carbon storage 
    • Protect forests for carbon storage

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