Tuesday, December 15, 2009

UVA Planning students release Green Lands report for Staunton-conserve tree canopy for ecosystem services among recommendations; Staunton, VA

Planning students release Green Lands report for Staunton newsleader.com The News Leader:
After a semester of studying Staunton's natural resources, the U.Va. Green Lands class has finished its study and recommendations for the city.

The class goal was to study the green infrastructure within Staunton and recommend ways to preserve and enhance it. The full report is available for download at the right.Recommendations
Conserve and enhance habitat for native wildlife by conserving larger forested landscapes within Staunton’s city limits.

Conserve and restore urban tree canopy to improve air and water quality and to reduce pressure on stormwater infrastructure.

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