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Examples of trees saved during development

I’ve been working on seeing positive things in my neighborhood, and there are many. First, here are some trees saved during the development that was… 260 more words


The kinds of trees removed for development in South Surrey

After the election, a huge development in Grandview Heights was pushed through despite opposition. The trees are coming down at last, and I’m really really glad that they seem to have saved some of them (please please keep those orange fences up!). 28 more words


Transit funding: The Bateman's plan and Charles Marohn

Jordan Bateman, from The canadian tax payer federation has released an alternative funding plan to fund the Mayor’s plan, let’s have a look at it: 1,120 more words


Golden Lights, Golden Nights

A favourite lighting store of mine, Pine Lighting, had the following lighting on display, the last time I went in. I would love to use these fixtures in a new home……… 123 more words


How much forest will be lost in Grandview Heights?

I’ve been counting colored pixels again. The city’s mapping people said they couldn’t tell me how much forest was in Grandview Heights, and how much would be lost to development, so I estimated it myself. 339 more words


Road rain from a developed Grandview Heights

I don’t have any collaborators on these estimates, so if you can refine my calculations, I’d love to have your input!

My final estimates are 7.5-23 olympic swimming pools worth of road runoff running untreated from… 162 more words


In 10 years they'll have to start over

The city counts every tree that it plants, so there’s incentive to plant trees everywhere they can put a pot. It looks great on paper to say that… 334 more words