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Green Infrastructure Planning Toolkit


This new online, interactive toolkit was created through a partnership with the MSU Urban Collaborators Program during the spring of 2010. This toolkit was made possible by a grant from the Building Healthy Communities program, through the Michigan Department of Community Health and The Ingham County Health Department. Its purpose is to introduce model practices and maps to help planners in making decisions around topics such as Low Impact Development (LID) Green Building Historic Preservation Brownfield Reclamation Infill Development Urban Agriculture / Community Gardening Rural Agribusiness and others.

Primary Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Community Design, Community Environmental Health Assessment (CEHA)


Institutional Author:

Ingham County Health Department and Tri-County Regional Planning Commission





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