‘Green Infrastructure Network’ means a strategically planned and managed network

of wilderness, parks, greenways, conservation easements, and working lands with

conservation value that benefits wildlife and people, supports native species, maintains

natural ecological processes, sustains air and water resources, links urban settings to rural

ones, and contributes to the health and quality of life for the communities and citizens

sharing this network. The network should encompasses a wide range of elements,

including: natural areas - such as wetlands, woodlands, waterways, and wildlife habitat;

public and private conservation lands - such as nature preserves, wildlife corridors,

greenways, and parks; and public and private working lands of conservation value - such

as forests, farms, and ranches. It should also incorporate outdoor recreation and trail


Source: DCA Rules Chapter 110-12-4-.03(1)(g)