1. Read our guide to figure out what project is right for you.

2. Figure out if any cost sharing opportunities exist with the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District.

3. Look at the The Value of Green Infrastructure
A Guide to Recognizing Its Economic,  Environmental and Social Benefits
by the  The Center for Neighborhood Technology’s (CNT) 


Green Infrastructure for Interior Alaska, from Fairbanks Green Infrastructure Group

TVWA Rain Garden Video, Tanana Valley Watershed Association

Green Infrastructure Resource Guide for Fairbanks, Alaska by Sarah Heinchon, Jeff Murray and Melissa Sikes

Green Infrastructure Powerpoint Presentation from the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District

Introduction to Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Powerpoint Presentation from the 2013 Chena River Summit.

Green Infrastructure: Smart Conservation for the 21st Century by Mark A Benedict and Edward T McMahon

Alaska Storm Water Guide from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water  

Technical Memorandum: The Runoff Reduction Method from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Fairbanks North Star Borough Fairbanks Urbanized Area Storm Water Management Program

Ground-Water Studies in Fairbanks, Alaska—A Better Understanding of Some of the United States’ Highest Natural Arsenic Concentrations

 Low Impact Development Design Guidance Manual from the Municipality of Anchorage Watershed Management Services 

 Stormwater BMP Design Supplement for Cold Climates from Ellicott City, MD: Center for Watershed Protection.

Great green infrastructure publication with local examples:

Alaskan case studies referenced in the above report:
Habitat for Humanity Anchorage 12 unit Condo Development, Based in Anchorage
Nancy Street Wetland Enhancement, Based in Juneau

Helpful Organizations in Fairbanks area:

Environmental Protection Agency's Green Infrastructure Page

Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation's Green Infrastructure Fact Sheet

Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District Green Infrastructure Resources Page

Cold Climate Housing Research Center's Green Infrastructure Page

Fairbanks Stormwater Advisory Committee webpage