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Texas SmartScape - http://www.nctcog.org/envir/SEEclean/txsmartscape/index.asp

The purpose of SmartScape® is to promote the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions.

The ultimate goal is to conserve local water supplies and improve Stormwater runoff quality by reducing the amount of water needed to maintain landscapes while decreasing the amounts of pesticide, fertilizer and herbicides used in landscaping practices.

integrated Stormwater Management (iSWM) - http://iswm.nctcog.org/index.asp

Development Excellence  - http://www.nctcog.org/envir/SEEDevEx/index.asp

To prepare for the road ahead, the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Strategic Plan for 1999-2003 called for the creation of the Center of Development Excellence. The Center is envisioned as a comprehensive effort to bring together public- and private-sector experts in the environmental, transportation, development, and information analysis fields to address the regional issues and infrastructure concerns of the future.

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