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Ecology of an urban parkAuthor(s): Derek J. Coleman
Source: In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 351-354
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA controversial issue in the city of Kitchener, Ontario, involves the proposed extension of a boulevard through Lakeside Park. A study of this proposal revealed several facets of human interrelations with an urban park. Most important, there was a large gap between the perception and the reality of environmental quality. This has several practical implications in planning parks in the city.
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CitationColeman, Derek J. 1977. Ecology of an urban park. In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 351-354
- Integrating grey and green infrastructure to improve the health and well-being of urban populations
- The health benefits of small parks and green spaces
- Metro nature, environmental health, and economic value
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