Description - Green Infrastructure by Mark A. Benedict
With illustrative and detailed examples drawn from throughout the country, "Green Infrastructure" advances smart land conservation: largescale thinking and integrated action to plan, protect and manage our natural and restored lands. From the individual parcel to the multistate region, "Green Infrastructure" helps each of us look at the landscape in relation to the many uses it could serve, for nature and people, and determine which use makes the most sense. In this wide-ranging primer, leading experts in the field provide a detailed how-to for planners, designers, landscape architects, and citizen activists.
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(254mm x 178mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Mark A. Benedict
Mark A. Benedict is the Senior Associate for Strategic Conservation and the Senior Advisor for the Conservation Leadership Network at the Conservation Fund. He resides in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Edward T. McMahon holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C. He lives in Takoma Park, Maryland; The Conservation Fund is located in Arlington, Virginia.