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Hostetler, Mark E
The green leap : a primer for conserving biodiversity in subdivision development / Mark E. Hostetler
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT169.55 .H67 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Planned communities -- Environmental aspects
New towns -- Environmental aspects
Urban ecology (Biology)
Biodiversity conservation
Physical Description xiv, 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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

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