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Urban Rivers Plans a Mile of Floating Gardens on Chicago River by 2020

Urban Rivers Plans a Mile of Floating Gardens on Chicago River by 2020

More than breaking records, though, the goal is to reintroduce native plants and grasses, and clean the river’s polluted waters enough to bring local fish, birds, turtles, muskrats and otters back home.

Wetlands Offer Green Solutions

Wetlands Offer Green Solutions

Wetlands, such as Manitoba’s Oak Hammock Marsh, offer a natural ‘green infrastructure’ that can help filter nutrients and reduce peak flooding.