Dalton Fuqua

Dalton Fuqua has written 2 posts for Greening the Grey

Attracting Wildlife to Your Mid-Atlantic Rain Garden

 It’s no secret that rain gardens are one of the most effective site scale interventions in the green infrastructure tool box. They can manage stormwater to prevent runoff, filter pollution on-site, and provide habitat. According to a guide for homeowners developed by the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), “Scientific studies have demonstrated that the first inch of rainfall […]

Can the Emerald Necklace Cure L.A.’s Nature Deficit Disorder?

Nature Deficit Disorder is a term coined by author Richard Louv in his 2005 book Last Child in the Woods to explain the impact of our societal disconnect with nature is having on children. In a 2009 paper titled “Children’s Nature Deficit: What We Know — and Don’t Know”, Louv and co-author, Cheryl Charles Ph.D., […]

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