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Building Construction, HVAC, and Landscape Design -- Landscaping

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View Resource A Year-Round Guide to Yard Care: Tips for healthy lawns and gardens

Toolkit: 28-page guide

http://bluethumb.org/media/docs/Blue%20Thumb%20guide%20to%20...
View Resource Blue Thumb: Planting for Clean Water

Explanation of the Blue Thumb program in Minnesota. Links to a list of program partners, Cousteau?s ?Blue Legacy Tour? by National Geographic, and resources on yard and shoreline planting, lands...

http://bluethumb.org/
View Resource Blue Thumb: Planting for Clean Water: Video

15-minute video that promotes the website, but its main purpose is education.

http://bluethumb.org/media/docs/how_to.mov
View Resource Building With Trees Program

Tree protection guidelines for builders. Provides opportunities for builders and developers to receive recognition for their efforts in protecting existing trees during the planning, design, and...

http://www.arborday.org/Programs/BuildWTrees.html
View Resource Campus Ecology

National Wildlife Federation has a 20-year history of working with colleges and universities through its Campus Ecology program to improve their overall green educational programming and onsite...

http://www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/Campus-Solutions.aspx
View Resource Irrigation and Green Industry Network

Irrigation & Green Industry Network is a website for Landscape, Irrigation & Maintenance Contractors.

http://www.igin.com/
View Resource Landscape Architects

Everyone enjoys attractively designed residential areas, public parks and playgrounds, college campuses, shopping centers, golf courses, and parkways. Landscape architects design these areas so that...

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos039.htm
View Resource Landscape Architects

When your students think of architects they probably think of buildings, but there?s a broad career field that?s focused on designing all the green space outside of buildings. Introduce your stu...

http://www.thefutureschannel.com/dockets/hands-on_math/lands...
View Resource Landscape for Living

Create sustainable landscaping by amending soil with compost, protecting native trees and vegetation, use water-filtering materials for walks, patios and driveways, etc.

http://www.builtgreen.net/documents/BG%20Facts%20Landscape.p...
View Resource LSU Professor Evaluates Photocatalytic Pavements

Article describes a Louisiana State University scientific experiment with road pavement that reduces pollution through self-cleaning and air purification qualities. Basic evaluation and data...

http://eponline.com/articles/2011/01/31/lsu-professor-evalua...
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