Although infrastructure is often thought of as manmade structures and buildings, it can also include natural systems, such as wetlands, and systems that emulate nature, such as green roofs. As policymakers fund improvements to the nation's infrastructure, natural systems and solutions, referred to as nature-based solutions, should also be considered critical infrastructure.
Fact Sheet: Nature as Resilient Infrastructure – An Overview of Nature-Based Solutions
by Anna McGinn; Heather Luedke
Sep 1, 2019