The green leap : a primer for conserving biodiversity in subdivision development (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The green leap : a primer for conserving biodiversity in subdivision development

Author: Mark E Hostetler
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : 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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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark E Hostetler
ISBN: 9780520271104 0520271106 9780520271111 0520271114
OCLC Number: 812828057
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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