Growing the Urban Landscape MarketNovember 19, 2014Green infrastructure offers the nursery industry a new market for plants and horticultural services. Broadly defined, this emerging market spotlights all the functions plants can serve in the urban landscape-everything from increasing stormwater infiltration at the site level, to reducing temperatures locally, to providing beneficial wildlife habitat and boosting property values citywide.…Read full story »
July Proclaimed as Smart Irrigation Month for North CarolinaJuly 1, 2014It's official! For the fifth consecutive year, North Carolina has proclaimed July 2014 as Smart Irrigation Month by Governor McCrory for our state.…Read full story »
2014 Water SymposiumJune 6, 2014The shift from traditional gray to green infrastructure across the US is helping communities, cities and companies increase their resiliency to everyday and once-in-a-lifetime weather events through more natural approaches to handling stormwater.
The key: Plants and pervious surfaces that infiltrate water to manage stormwater at the watershed and site level. Parks, urban forests, green roofs, rain gardens, constructed wetlands, permeable pavement, cisterns…these are the new roots of urban resilience.
Join North Carolina’s Green Industry Council, as we hear from national speakers as they talk about employing green infrastructure to meet the water challenges of our rapidly urbanizing society.…Read full story »
NC Urban Forestry Council Joins GICFebruary 24, 2014The NC Urban Forestry Council is the latest association to join with the NC Green Industry Council. The NCUFC is a great addition to the GIC member associations. Trees provide oxygen, clean the air, add beauty and are a vital green industry component to our landscape and the NC Urban Forestry Council is a perfect fit with the NC Green Industry Council. …Read full story »
NC Green Industry
3901 Barrett Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 372-1586
Fax: (919) 782-9470
One of the main goals of the North Carolina Green Industry
Council is to promote the value of green industry products and
services directly to the consumer. We are currently achieving this
goal through the following programs:
Additionally, we have put up a consumer education website
promoting efficient irrigation and water conservation.