:: Our Mission

To assist communities in developing strategies for protecting and conserving their ecological and cultural assets through environmentally-sensitive decisions, lifestyles and planning.

Green infrastructure is the interconnected natural systems and ecological processes that provide clean water, air quality and wildlife habitat. Green infrastructure sustains a community’s social, economic, and environmental health.

:: What's New?

GIC Two-Part Webinar Series

GIC completes urban canopy assessment for Jersey City, NJ!
Learn about the Jersey City Project and read the Final Report.

GIC launches new planning grants for localities in Virginia!
Learn how to get a project in your community. More…

Register for GIC's 2015 Professional Workshops! Click here to find out more!

GIC Services Brochure
Click here to learn about the many mapping and training services we offer!

GIC Planning Guides
The GIC has planning guides for Virginia, New York, Arkansas, South Carolina and North Carolina.
A National Book is coming soon! More …


:: What Can You Do?