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Tree Protection and Natural Area Preservation Strategies

Mark E. Hostetler

in The Green Leap

Published by University of California Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780520271104
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520951877 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520271104.003.0003
Tree Protection and Natural Area Preservation Strategies

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This chapter discusses the importance of conserving native trees and natural areas in order to maximize biodiversity. Strategies are listed for how residents in neighborhoods can manage trees and conserve natural areas. For developers, highlighted conservation strategies and examples are presented for the design, construction, and postconstruction phases of development. Wildlife ecology and management are discussed in detail in order to maximize biodiversity conservation on a site. Strategies for policy makers that promote tree and natural area conservation are also detailed, and examples of these strategies are given.

Keywords: urban biodiversity; conservation; conservation subdivision; green development; policy makers; developers; wildlife ecology; wildlife management; urban ecology; land stewardship

Chapter.  14260 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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