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Author Hostetler, Mark E

Title The green leap : a primer for conserving biodiversity in subdivision development / Mark E. Hostetler

Publ Info Berkeley : University of California Press, [2012]
2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  HT169.55 .H67 2012    AVAILABLE  Gift of Robert D. Kelm
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 RWU Arch  ARCH HT169.55 .H67 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-183) and index
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
LC subject Planned communities -- Environmental aspects
New towns -- Environmental aspects
Urban ecology (Biology)
Biodiversity conservation
ISBN 9780520271104 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520271106 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271111 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520271114 (pbk. : alk. paper)