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By Jack Ahern,Elizabeth Leduc,Mary Lee York,Landscape Architecture Foundation

ISBN-10: 1597261084

ISBN-13: 9781597261081

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How do you degree biodiversity, and why should still panorama architects and planners care? What are the fundamental concerns, the clearest terminology, and the best equipment for biodiversity making plans and layout? How can they play a task in biodiversity conservation in a way suitable with different objectives? those are severe questions that Jack Ahern, Elizabeth Leduc, and Mary Lee York resolution during this well timed and important book.

Real-world case reports exhibit biodiversity security and recovery initiatives, either huge and small, around the united states: the wooded area Park Zoo in Seattle,Washington; the Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands Mitigation venture in Wayne County, Michigan; the Florida Statewide Greenway method; and the fortress Devens Stormwater undertaking in Ayer, Massachusetts. Ahern exhibits how an interdisciplinary method led by way of planners and architects with conservation biologists, recovery ecologists, and usual and social scientists can yield profitable effects and sustainable practices. Minimizing habitat loss and degradation-the important factors of biodiversity decline-are on the middle of the making plans and layout procedures and supply panorama architects and planners an opportunity to accomplish their specialist objectives whereas taking a number one function within the environmental community.

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