Walking the Sustainability Talk
The City of Surrey believes it is ‘walking the sustainability talk’ and is demonstrating regional leadership by proactively implementing a 'design with nature' approach to green infrastructure practices. The Showcasing Innovation Series therefore created a timely opportunity for the City to share the lessons learned from these three projects:
- EAST CLAYTON SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY – This project set the pace regionally by demonstrating how to move from talk to action in implementing smart development principles and practices.
- CAMPBELL HEIGHTS INDUSTRIAL AREA – Through innovative design and landscaping requirements enforced through restrictive covenants, this project is demonstrating substantial progress in meeting watershed objectives.
- FERGUS WATERSHED – Building on lessons learned from the East Clayton experience, the City is developing an on-the-ground action plan for watershed protection and restoration over the next 50 years.
To read the complete story about the program content for Showcasing Innovation in the City of Surrey, click on Second in 2006 series under umbrella of the Celebrating Green Infrastructure Program.