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The green leap : a primer for conserving biodiversity in subdivision development

Author: Mark E Hostetler
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for those who are interested in green development - including policy makers, architects, developers, builders, and homeowners - this practical guide focuses on the central question of how to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark E Hostetler
ISBN: 9780520271104 0520271106 9780520271111 0520271114
OCLC Number: 748290776
Description: xiv, 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Key principles and players --
Why build biodiverse communities? --
Urban decision makers --
The devil is in the details --
Tree protection and natural area preservation strategies --
Improving community engagement and understanding --
Landscaping and individual lots --
Trails, sidewalks, and common areas --
Irrigation and stormwater treatment --
Wildlife-friendly transportation systems --
Environmental covenants, conditions, and restrictions --
Certifying green communities.
Responsibility: Mark E. Hostetler.

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"This is a useful ... primer and will encourage communities to consider their environment." The Quarterly Review of Biology

 
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