Green Infrastructure: Linking Landscapes and Communities / Edition 2

Green Infrastructure: Linking Landscapes and Communities / Edition 2

by Mark A. Benedict, Edward T. McMahon, The Conservation Fund
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559635584

ISBN-13: 9781559635585

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Island Press

With illustrative and detailed examples drawn from throughout the country, Green Infrastructure advances smart land conservation: large scale thinking and integrated action to plan, protect and manage our natural and restored lands. From the individual parcel to the multi-state region, Green Infrastructure helps each of us look at the landscape in

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With illustrative and detailed examples drawn from throughout the country, Green Infrastructure advances smart land conservation: large scale thinking and integrated action to plan, protect and manage our natural and restored lands. From the individual parcel to the multi-state region, Green Infrastructure helps each of us look at the landscape in relation to the many uses it could serve, for nature and people, and determine which use makes the most sense.

In this wide-ranging primer, leading experts in the field provide a detailed how-to for planners, designers, landscape architects, and citizen activists

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559635585
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
17.60(w) x 25.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ABOUT ISLAND PRESS,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Dedication,
FOREWORD,
PREFACE,
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS,
chapter one - Why Green Infrastructure?,
chapter two - The Green Infrastructure Approach: Principles from Past to Present,
chapter three - The Benefits of a Green Infrastructure Approach,
chapter four - Where Do We Begin?,
chapter five - The Basics of Network Design,
chapter six - The Implementation Quilt: Matching Available Resources to Network Needs,
chapter seven - Management and Stewardship,
chapter eight - Building Support for Green Infrastructure,
chapter nine - Making It Happen,
GLOSSARY,
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY,
INDEX,
ISLAND PRESS BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

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