Green Stormwater Infrastructure Funding
A pilot program helps one public school district treat stormwater runoff through green schoolyards
- The Clean Water Partnership
How systemic green infrastructure provides scaleable stormwater and other benefits to communities
- Stacy Meyers, Lenore Beyer-Clow, Glenda Daniel
- December 2014
Joint federal and local funding replaces asphalt with trees and playable turf in Milwaukee.
- City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works
Case studies of systemic urban schoolyard transformation yield innovative and tangible approaches for replication.
- Healthy Schools Campaign & Openlands
An Arkansas state tax on tobacco funds partnerships that promote physical activity in schools.
- Arkansas Department of Education
Park walkability scores and green infrastructure are used as programmatic and funding strategies for schoolyard transformation.
- The Trust for Public Land
One school district’s guide for reducing stormwater on school grounds with lesson plans for teachers and maintenance resources for administrators
- Witchita State University
Space to Grow Chicago has a unique partnership, community engagement and stewardship model for green schoolyards.
Lectures highlight school districts innovating outdoor education spaces with a focus on stormwater management
- Green Schoolyards America
Green schoolyards selection criteria prioritizes stormwater capture and equitable access
A case study from a collaboration in Newport News, VA
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- June 2017
An exploration of a multi-agency partnership to collect stormwater on schoolyards
- Weinstein Bloome, Lipkis
- January 2015