The Once and Future Forest
A Guide To Forest Restoration Strategies

Leslie Sauer; Foreword by Ian L. McHarg

Developed by the pioneering landscape design firm of Andropogon Associates, world-renowned for their innovative approach to integrating environmental protection and restoration with landscape architecture and design, The Once and Future Forest...

400 pages
7 x 10

The Ecology of Place
Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community

Current patterns of land use and development are at once socially, economically, and environmentally destructive. Sprawling low-density development literally devours natural landscapes while breeding a pervasive sense of social isolation and...

278 pages
6 x 9

Placing Nature
Culture And Landscape Ecology

Edited by Joan Nassauer

Landscape ecology is a widely influential approach to looking at ecological function at the scale of landscapes, and accepting that human beings powerfully affect landscape pattern and function. It goes beyond investigation of pristine...

202 pages
11 x 8.5

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities

Increasing numbers of Americans are fleeing cities and suburbs for the small towns and open spaces that surround national and state parks, wildlife refuges, historic sites, and other public lands. With their scenic beauty and high quality of life...

176 pages
6 x 9

Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning

Wenche Dramstad, James D. Olson, and Richard T.T. Forman

Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a...

80 pages
7 x 9
16 photos, 86 illustrations

Conservation Design for Subdivisions
A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks

In most communities, land use regulations are based on a limited model that allows for only one end result: the production of more and more suburbia, composed of endless subdivisions and shopping centers, that ultimately covers every bit of...

203 pages
11 x 8.5

Land Use in America

Henry L. Diamond and Patrick F. Noonan; Foreword by Laurance S. Rockefeller

Over the past two decades, great strides have been made on a wide variety of environmental fronts. Air and water quality have improved significantly, certain endangered species are on the road to recovery, and there is a marked increase in...

362 pages
6 x 9

At Road's End
Transportation And Land Use Choices For Communities

At Road's End is a timely guide to a new era of holistic transportation. It presents new models for transportation planning, describes effective strategies for resolving community disputes, and offers inspiration by clearly demonstrating...

182 pages
10 x 8

Paving Over the Past
A History And Guide To Civil War Battlefield Preservation

Georgie Boge Geraghty and Margie Boge; Foreword by James M. McPherson

In this exhaustively researched book, Georgie Boge and Margie Boge analyze the issues and controversies surrounding the preservation of Civil War battlefield sites, and offer a pragmatic development program designed to accommodate the needs of...

239 pages
6 x 9

Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Developed to assist users of Creating Successful Communities, the Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities includes a detailed outline of the many tax benefits of private land conservation; examples of ordinances covering...

248 pages
8.5 x 11


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