Audio by title ecoroofs

CAN URBAN ROOFTOPS PROVIDE HABITAT FOR WILDLIFE?

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 03/29/2010

Much of our urban landscape is paved over or covered with buildings, creating an environment that is the antithesis of nature. Rooftops and asphalt flush rain water into storm sewers, overburdening and polluting our rivers. Portland is fast becoming a leader in promoting vegetated rooftops to capture stormwater. Is it possible to go even further and actually create functional wildlife habitat on buildings that will help birds, bats, bugs and other animals as they traverse our urban landscape?

41:19 minutes (37.83 MB)

 

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