It takes a long time for an ecosystem to develop, as well as to decline. They lose vitality gradually, until after years of abuse the damage becomes impossible to ignore. Sustainable solutions can take a long time to develop as well.
Sub Omnibus Terra – That is Latin for ‘under all is the land.’ It was the motto at LaSalle Partners’ Land Group where Greenleaf founder, John Andersen, worked with Greenleaf Board Member Kurt Little. This year on July 22nd, Kurt completed 30 years of service at this global real estate services firm now known as JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle).
Excess nutrients run off fields into waterways where they contribute to toxic algal blooms that threaten public health, as well as eutrophication that harms aquatic life. One best practice that improves soil conditions is the use of calcium sulfate (gypsum) as a soil amendment; it improves nutrient uptake by the plants and reduces loss from the fields into the waterways.
Intelligent Generation (IG), will lead a Clean Energy Group webinar on August 27, covering Electricity Markets and the Economics of Energy Storage.
The goal of this project, funded by the Great Lakes Protection Fund and led by Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc., is to reestablish more natural flows and improve water quality and function for Great Lakes tributaries by developing methods to access new capital for sustainable stormwater solutions.