Monthly Archives: June 2008

The science of stream restoration

NY Times science has a good article on the science of stream restoration. Reading this I couldn’t help but think of The Onondaga Creek Conceptual Revitalization Plan. The best approach for stream restoration “is to create landforms and water flows …

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Richard Florida: Who’s Your City?

I happened to catch a little of our favorite urbanist, Richard Florida, on talk of the Nation yesterday. In case anyone is interested here is the NPR link- Why ‘Where’ Is More Important than ‘Who’ or ‘What’ – this contains …

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US Carbon Footprint

I grabbed this from Wired Science, “Scientists Unveil High-Res Map of the U.S. Carbon Footprint” and I think it provides some context of recent revelations of Central New Yorks poor per capita carbon footprint ranking relative to other metro areas. …

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Is Time Running Out On The Great Lakes Basin Compact?

There is a lot of justifiable concern that environmental stress and large-scale diversions to more arid regions of the country could threaten the health of the Great Lakes and surrounding communities. That is in a nut-shell the reason for being …

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