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Greenfield VS Previously developed site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Shlomi Bal on Jul 8, 2020, 2:25 am

Hi,

We have a project in Ghana, which is located on a huge site, which is mainly untouched green area, and there is no previous construction on site. 

On the other hand, some part...

monoculture farmland has no biodiversity

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Martha Norbeck on Jun 27, 2017, 3:43 pm

Monoculture cropland is not green space. Biodiversity is actively squashed.

The intent of this credit is to: "to conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide...

Last reply: Martha Norbeck, Jun 1, 2020, 1:50 pm

Land Trust Alliance Alternative

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Lauren Baumann on Feb 18, 2020, 3:09 pm

The project is on a campus that contains a large bird sanctuary that is managed by the Owner, which is open to the public for passive recreation.  This wildlife sanctuary is not part of the Land...

Credit Requirement Clarification

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Michael Bidate on Oct 23, 2019, 8:27 am

Hi, I have a question about the requirement, if for example, all the land of my project has already been touched by construction activity, then is my project no longer qualified to claim this...

Last reply: Victoria Rios Esteve, Feb 7, 2020, 1:38 pm

100% Greenfield Site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Sofia Barahona on Jan 9, 2020, 11:30 am

If we are designing a project on a 100%...

Use of Existing Soils

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 6, 2019, 6:17 am

Dear All,

We are certifying a new development that is using existing soils to rearrange exterior green areas. The existing soils were removed from site, properly stored, and...

Last reply: Ricardo Sá, Nov 14, 2019, 5:02 am

100% greenfield site

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Neetika Parmar on Apr 15, 2019, 6:50 am

Hi our project is a complete...

Last reply: Amr Elkranfely, Aug 1, 2019, 10:03 am

option 2- Is Land donation acceptable as alternate?

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Navisa Jain on Nov 9, 2018, 2:25 pm

Hi,

Does land donated to a national entity for conservation qualify instead of financial support? 

Last reply: Trista Little, Jul 28, 2019, 9:31 pm

Calculating landscaping

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Tracy Jordre on May 24, 2019, 12:17 pm

My question is related to both the Protect or Restore Habitat and Open Space credits.  In the past I have included the total area of any landscaping bed, not just the area of each plant...

Last reply: David Posada, May 29, 2019, 8:04 pm

existing trees to remain, but not greenfield

NC-v4 SSc2: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by emily reese moody on Oct 15, 2018, 3:45 pm

Our project is building adjacent to an existing building, and will connect to it via a pedestrian bridge. Between the two buildings are several existing, older trees that are required to remain....

Last reply: Tracy Jordre, May 24, 2019, 11:05 am