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In the future, my hometown of Athens, GA will have more extreme weather and higher temperatures. By reducing turf lawns, which make up an estimated 40 million acres and are the largest irrigated crop in the US, and replacing them with more diverse, native plants, the local climate and resilience of Athens will be improved. This will protect it against droughts, flooding, and intense storms. My proposed action plan is a multifaceted approach to increasing eco-friendly landscaping by (1) changing social culture about lawns, (2) developing public policies that limit resource waste, and (3) develop an AI system that uses satellite images and other data to determine turfgrass % and its usage. Converting a portion of turfgrass lawns to more eco-friendly landscaping will help reduce local temperatures, increase carbon storage, increase biodiversity, increase resilience to changing weather, save energy, reduce air and water pollution, and empower individuals to work toward a green future.