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EFCN Releases New Report: "Green Infrastructure in the Mid-South"

June 30, 2014

On behalf of the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) through the Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities program, this report presents recommendations for implementing and financing green infrastructure elements of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Vision Plan so that the region can enhance water quality while simultaneously extending its network of trails for recreation, active transportation, public health, and other community benefits.

New Stormwater Analysis Released for The Town of Federalsburg, Maryland

Engineering Students from the A. J. Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland at College Park conducted field investigations to confirm the location and sizes of the existing stormwater system structures and pipes.  The students collected the data in order to develop a Master Stormwater Plan.

EFC Hosts Successful Agricultural and Stormwater Financing Workshops

Our financing workshops in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia were a great success! Each event had a significant turnout of private and public funders, state and local agencies and municipalities, and other interested parties.

More workshops in Delaware and West Virginia are upcoming later in 2014.

Delaware Agricultural Financing Workshop "Show Me the Money"

August 20, 2014

The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) invites Delaware farms to a FREE event to discover information and resources to fund effective agricultural best management practices that can improve water quality while also offering benefits to your operation.

Integrating Water into Local and Regional Sustainability Planning

On behalf of the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN), this document features case stories of nine "Sustainable Communities" grant recipient communities that are successfully integrating water into their local and regional sustainability planning efforts. The projects demonstrate ways that water-related challenges and opportunities can be a key part of planning for a regions long-term economic competitiveness, quality of place, and liveability.