:: 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?

Read the Executive Director's Spring 2017 Report to see what's new...

The GIC Completes Arboretum at McGuire Veterans Hospital!

The GIC has assisted ESRI in developing a National Map of Green Infrastructure that covers the entire USA! It was revealed at the ESRI conference in San Diego, CA, at the end of June. Check out GIC's work in the December 2016 issue of National Geographic Magazine, which has a pull-out map showing GIC's model of best habitats in Ulster County, New York!

GIC's new national Green Infrastructure Planning Guide is now available!
The GIC also has planning guides for Virginia, New York, Arkansas, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Read the Press Release.

The GIC is completing green infrastructure plans for 9 localities in Virginia.
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The GIC has completed green infrastructure plans for Darlington County and Summerville SC.
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Take a look at the new GIC Services Brochure.

:: What Can You Do?