A wetland center in London, parks in downtown San Francisco, a wildlife sanctuary in Arcata, and a wetlands park on the outskirts of Las Vegas—what do these urban and suburban locations have in common? They are leading examples of a new restoration design approach that is squarely placed at the...
Published November 15th 2011 by CRC Press
A fusion of ecological restoration and sustainable development, restorative redevelopment represents an emerging paradigm for remediating landscapes. Rather than merely fixing the broken bits and pieces of nature, restorative development advocates the reuse of devastated landscapes to improve the...
Published July 18th 2010 by CRC Press
Implications for Forestry and Fisheries Management
A unique, integrative consolidation of essential information, this book draws on limnological, conservation biological, and biogeochemical research. It represents the current state of scientific understanding of and management for the effects of forestry practices on lakes. The book provides...
Published November 14th 2009 by CRC Press
What if environmentally damaged landscapes could not only be remediated from an ecological standpoint, but also designed to replenish an entire community as well as the nature surrounding it? The Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design incorporates ecology, engineering, sociology, and design...
Published October 17th 2007 by CRC Press
Design options and planning procedures must be critically examined to ensure that landscapes are created with sensitivity to water quality and management issues as well as overall ecological integrity. Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design presents the history of water as a design and...
Published May 28th 2002 by CRC Press