:: Our Mission

To assist communities in developing strategies for protecting and conserving their ecological and cultural assets through environmentally-sensitive decisions, lifestyles and planning.

Green infrastructure is the interconnected natural systems and ecological processes that provide clean water, air quality and wildlife habitat. Green infrastructure sustains a community’s social, economic, and environmental health.

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:: What's New?

The GIC is showing how trees help cities reduce stormwater runoff.  Learn more...

New! Land Image Analyst Tool
The GIc's new Land Image Analyst Tool provides a fast and free way to classify land cover for conservation and land planning. To get the tool or watch a demo. Visit the LIA page.

The GIC's national Green Infrastructure Planning Guide is now available!
The GIC also has planning guides for Virginia, New York, Arkansas, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Read the Press Release.

The GIC developed a green infrastructure plan to make Norfolk, VA, more resilient.
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