:: Green Infrastructure in VIRGINIA

: About the Virginia Guide

From 2007 to 2013, the Green Infrastructure Center (GIC) conducted a statewide field test of green infrastructure planning in Virginia. The results have been published in our new Planning Guide.

To read the press release about the VA Guide, click here.

The Virginia Guide is available in spiral binding in full color. To order a printed version of the Virginia Guide, fill out this PDF form with all your details and email it to walker@gicinc.org. There is a link in the form to our DONATE button. Click on the link and add a donation to pay for your copies of the Guide or send a check made payable to GIC. Print copies of the Virginia Guide are available for $29.95.

: Virginia project case studies

From 2007 to 2014, the Green Infrastructure Center (GIC) conducted a statewide field test of green infrastructure planning in Virginia. The results have been published project reports linked below. To obtain a copy of the Virginia Planning Guide contact GIC.

The following are links to Virginia project descriptions and case studies.

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The Virginia Planning Guide.


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Mack Brown, GIC volunteer.

GIC Announces the 11 Winners of New Planning Grants for localities in Virginia!

The GIC is pleased to announce the 11 Virginia localities that have been awaded technical assistance for green infrastructure planning! The grant is administered by the GIC with funding from the Virginia Department of Forestry and the USDA Forest Service Southern Region. These grants will allow Virginia communities to create green infrastructure maps and plans that meet local needs and conserve the highest valued natural assets. Winning localities include the Counties of Albemarle and Grayson, a joint project for Essex and Tappahannock, the Cities of Charlottesville, Hampton, Radford and Suffolk, and the towns of Buchanan, Woodstock and South Boston. Read more...




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Sunset over Accomack, Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Contact Information:
Karen Firehock, Executive Director


Green Infrastructure Center,
440 Premier Circle, Suite 220,
Charlottesville, Virginia, 22901.

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Bellemeade Cleanup Team,
Bellemeade Watershed Project, Richmond


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Taking a group on the Appalachian Trail
in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


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The Old Rose Tavern, Wolftown.