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Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside

By: Tony Kendle and Stephen Forbes

352 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #44764 | ISBN: 0419193006
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NHBS Price: £105.00 $134/€125 approx

About this book

Provides a comprehensive overview on the subject. It will assist professionals to formulate strategic management policies that integrate urban nature conservation into the wider context of landscape management and urban planning.


Contents

Introduction. The urban estate and the 'urban countryside'. The urban environment and urban species. The history and development of ecological landscape styles. The objectives of urban nature conservation. Landscape ecology and landscape planning in the urban countryside. Ecological restoration and habitat creation. Restoration and creation of the main biome types. Strategic management issues in the urban countryside. Conclusion. Index.

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