Green roofs are emerging as an effective technology for stormwater management and sustainable building in the United States. The vegetation and planting media capture rainfall and slowly release it to the atmosphere through evapotranspiration. Continue reading
Did you know that roughly 40% of Minnesota’s rivers, lakes and streams are impaired? Environmental specialists around the state are striving to clean things up and get the P out of our H2O. Continue reading
Water in Motion’s very own Kristen Teresi and Cara Donovan recently sat down to reflect on their experiences with the Master Water Stewards program.
While most Minnesota Vikings signage will be removed inside U.S. Bank Stadium to provide a neutral venue for the 2018 Super Bowl game, some things won’t change — and that’s good for the environment.
U.S. Bank Stadium (which was certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council this past November) and its surroundings include many sustainable design features. Some are readily visible, like the energy-efficient LED lighting, signage pointing out composting and recycling bins, landscaping that uses native trees and grasses, and easy access to mass transit via light rail and bus service. Some, like stormwater management practices, are less obvious but vitally important, considering the stadium’s proximity to the Mississippi River. Continue reading
Tim Malooly, CID, CIC, CLIA, President of Water in Motion, was elected Vice President of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA).