GREENING THE CITY BRINGING BIODIVESITY BACK INTO THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT

Author(s): DAWSON MURRAY I

Landscape Architecture | Conservation | Environment

Proceedings of a conference held by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture in Christchurch, 21-24 October 2003.


These proceedings, edited by Murray Dawson and published December 2005, contain papers from a highly successful conference on urban biodiversity covering a broad range of topics including:


The important role of cities as a repository for biodiversity


Social aspects of biodiversity in the urban environment


Restoration and revegetation projects throughout New Zealand


Trees in the urban environment


Using plants to create healthy environments.



These proceedings will be relevant to a wide audience, including conservation groups and trusts, academics, ecologists, social scientists, students, conservation educators, horticulturists, landscape architects, town and city planners, greenspace managers, tangata whenua, and conservationists.


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