energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

Community renovating and redesign for sustainable and eco-conscious living



Dakota Greens

Dakota Greens Urbanite by Michael Coles

Originally an area of city property along a three-block section of Missoula’s Dakota Street, which was a derelict area of abandoned vehicles, weeds, and garbage.   Steve Loken rallied the surrounding community to convert this 50,000 square foot area into a common greenspace, which will front the new common urban housing project.

Dakota Greens Accomplishments:

  • Two-block street of abandoned asphalt has been removed to be recycled for future bike and walking trails
  • Over 60 community volunteers have helped revitalize the common space with new topsoil, sod, and trees
  • A Missoula City Neighborhood Grant is being used to purchase more native vegetation, including native trees, shrubs, and drought-tolerant grasses
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