In March 1996, BES' Tom Liptan was just finishing up an ecoroof atop his garage in Northeast Portland.
Fourteen years later, there are over 200 ecoroofs in Portland. And this year, the month of March has even greater significance for ecoroofs. on March 3rd City of Portland Mayor Sam Adams proclaimed March as Portland Ecoroof Month!
Starting with Ecoroof Portland next weekend, there are several opportunities to learn what they're all about:
- South Waterfront Ecoroof Tour, March 27th
- Green Roofs and Living Walls for Wildlife, March 30th
- Downtown Ecoroof Tour, March 31st
The Audubon Society, Urban Greenspaces Institute, and the City of Portland are sponsoring. Follow the links for more details and registration.