ENVIRONMENTAL  STEWARDSHIP

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ENVIRONMENTAL  STEWARDSHIP by Mind Map: ENVIRONMENTAL  STEWARDSHIP

1. WATER

1.1. Seal up remaining combined sewers

1.2. Retrofit storm water drains in older areas

1.3. Stormwater Management & permeable surfaces

2. RECREATION

2.1. Places dedicated to yoga outside

2.2. Program outdoor spaces to increase use, sense of their value

2.3. Connectivity of trails & routes - close but not disturbing natural areas

2.4. Improve signage for trails and cycle routes

2.5. Waterfront trails

3. EDUCATION

3.1. Waterfront education

3.2. Workshops on native species

3.3. Collaborative workshops with multiple organizations

3.4. Promote education in the schools

3.5. Education about what we have

4. NATURAL AREAS

4.1. Rooftop gardens

4.2. Promote environmental education in the schools

4.3. Increasing tree canopy and native species planting

4.4. Rewild parts of urban parks

4.5. Swimmable areas

5. COMMUNICATION AND AWARENESS

5.1. "Participation Kingston" - a need to get community aware of the local ecosystems here and what group are actively involved in improving - is everybody doing their own thngs.. ! .. Collaborate!

5.2. Encouragement to use the areas we do have

6. LAND USE AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

6.1. Encouragement to use the areas we do have

7. WASTE

7.1. Furniture exchange program

7.2. May 1st - move in day. Lots of furniture wasted. Could be helped by landlords exchanging tenant (incoming/outgoing) contact info. We tried but were shut down both ways.

7.3. More days of garbage cleanup

8. OTHER

8.1. Opportunity: Enactus St. Lawrence College student volunteers