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DeepRoot’s Silva Cell bring Palms and Live Oak trees to Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in the Las Olas Corridor Improvement Project

$51 million-dollar project.  2 years, 2 phases, 2 parks. 100 Trees. The notion to update Fort Lauderdale’s famed Beach Park has been around for decades. After a long period of community outreach, site design and a 2-phase project, in the last two years, 2 waterfront parks have come to fruition. The project team comprising EDSA... More

The 2020 TREE Fund Tour des Trees – Riding for Tree Research

The 2020 TREE Fund Tour des Trees is scheduled for Colorado, “Rollin’ the Rockies”, and covers 350 miles over five days of riding. TEAM ASLA is recruiting riders for this year’s event.  The annual tour is the principle fundraiser for the TREE Fund’s research efforts, raising over $385,000 for research in 2019.  The TREE Fund supports... More

Silva Cell – Made in Canada

DeepRoot is thrilled to announce that we have brought a new manufacturing facility onboard, doubling our Silva Cell manufacturing capacity. We’re now able to provide production and fulfillment out of Ontario, in addition to our home manufacturing base in Southern California. This investment allows us to better serve our customers with reduced freight cost, speedier... More

DeepRoot at Futurebuild 2020

DeepRoot will be attending the 3-day annual Futurebuild conference in London. This is an event where all types of built-environment groups share innovations, products, experiences, and solutions. This is an unmissable experience for DeepRoot and our UK General Manager, Steve Chatwin-Grindey. We’re excited to be part of the “Responding to the Emergency” theme by featuring... More

Silva Cell Stormwater and Design Tool Release!

Engineers, Landscape Architects, Designers, we have an exciting new tool for you! Wondering how many Silva Cells® you need to meet your project stormwater management goals? This tool is your guide. DeepRoot Green Infrastructure’s Technical Director Pat Greeley and DeepRoot Urban Solutions (UK) Dr. Chris Newton have created the Silva Cell Stormwater Design and Sizing... More

Onsite Bioretention and Stormwater Management Using Deeproot Silva Cells in Dublin California – Case Study

One of the newest urban communities in Northern California is the Boulevard in Dublin, California. This unique development boasting 20 housing types in 11 neighborhoods, encourages connectivity without a car through its multi-modal trails and enriched landscaping. With its electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, sustainable landscaping, and advanced green-home designs, the developer and owner, Brookfield... More

Silva Cells at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa

The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa recently underwent a three-year, $80 million renovation. The plaza area was initially a courtyard space bordered by two warehouses and mechanical shops for the heritage Canadian railway. The new plaza, adjoining promenades and walkways are home to the historical railway stock as well as a flexible space... More

Using the Simple Index Approach and DeepRoot Silva Cell for SuDS

DeepRoot has developed guidance on how the Silva Cell® product can be designed for bioretention in a sustainable drainage system (SuDS). Designers and engineers opt for SuDS as a greener and more sustainable method for mitigating the risk of flooding and pollution whilst also achieving additional amenity and biodiversity benefits. This blog discusses the Simple... More

Silva Cell – City of Davis Third Street Gateway Project, Wins APWA Project of the Year

On a warm, 80F degree summer day in June, 2019 Davis, California residents woke up to a safe, pedestrian and biker friendly streetscape on the intersections of Third St and A St, in the heart of downtown Davis. Just 15 miles west of Sacramento and home to a large University of California Campus, there is... More

New Year, New Tree!

Starting the New Year with a realistic resolution isn’t always easy, especially when the pressure of not just a new year but a new decade is upon us. Lifestyle habits such as diet, exercise, and self-development goals are ripe with enthusiasm during these short winter days. Often, we make resolutions and goals that are not... More