Month: July 2021

Regenerative Community Development Initiatives for the Greater Rochester Region

Restoring & Regenerating the City

Creating regenerative cities primarily means this: To develop comprehensive political, financial, and technical strategies to assure a restorative relationship between cities and the ecosystems from which they draw resources for their sustenance. Towns and cities cannot exist in isolation from nature. —Herbert Girardet, Creating Regenerative Cities (2014) We recently published a post at that discusses the…
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Bouncing Forward

  The opportunity, as we come out of the pandemic[1], is to reimagine our future and build forward to address the immediate challenges and create a better future. It’s not about “Building Back Better” but about “Building Forward Better.” To the extent that we fail to recognize this, the crises we face—of climate change, biodiversity…
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