A Green Path Forward
Too frequently, nature in the city of Detroit has become associated with abandonment, blight and decay. Our goal is for nature to be associated with health and prosperity.
The path forward is through green stormwater infrastructure: green space and natural plants that absorb and slow stormwater runoff, reducing overflows and flooding, while also creating much-needed public access to nature.
Click the black labels below for a quick look at how cities can use green infrastructure to manage stormwater.
North America Cities Network
Cities are home to more than 62% of the U.S. population. To fulfill our mission The Nature Conservancy must address the conservation needs of urban areas.
Conserving the Great Lakes State
From forests to wetlands, dunes to prairies, and cities to farms, TNC is working to protect the lands and waters on which Michigan depends.