Green Space: Health Benefits & Stormwater Management Rolled Into One!

http://urbanland.uli.org/sustainability/harvesting-value-water-green-infrastructure-manages-stormwater-enhances-property-values/?utm_source=mm&utm_medium=link&utm_content=050817ul&utm_campaign=stormwater

Access to green space is uplifting to the human spirit, and conveys real, measurable health benefits. Proximity to green space is proven to add value through increased property values. So, the next time someone proposes a “detention pond” as a stormwater management tool, push back!

There are many sustainable practices tried and tested to reduce runoff, clean runoff, recharge the water table and add passive and active recreation amenities all in one swoop.

Here is a second article (please copy and paste link) on the health benefits of green space (courtesy of CNN).
http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/22/health/living-near-nature-linked-to-longer-lives/index.htm

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