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We see brownfields as catalysts for change in the life of a neighborhood. Behind every brownfield project is the more human story of a community coming to terms with its history and charting a path for a more prosperous future.
The stewardship of community and urban waters requires shared learning and collaboration by diverse stakeholders to benefit the health of the watershed and the people in the community.
Equitable development is the practice of enabling communities to prioritize and pursue development that benefits current residents and contributes to neighborhood resilience and quality of life.
Partnering urban gardening with the reuse of actual or potentially contaminated sites can be a win-win for communities when done safely, improving community access to healthy food, creating habitat, encouraging healthy behavior with outdoor activities and beautifying communities.