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Six Reasons Not to Destroy Sutro Forest’s Understory

We have been talking about the destruction of the forest’s understory in several areas. This is not an innocuous activity.  Here are six reasons why: Creating a fire hazard. We have explained at length that the Cloud Forest, in its … Continue reading

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Museum-ification – Pt 2

This continues Paul Gobster’s article from Pt 1. —————— Landscape and Land Use History Cranz and Boland (2004a, 2004b) do not identify how the recently developed ecological parks in their sample came into being, but in my own research I … Continue reading

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Museum-ification – Pt 1

Someone sent me an interesting paper on Museumification of urban nature, by Paul Gobster, published in “Nature and Culture” journal in Autumn 2007. He talks of how “parks as postcards” interfere with peoples’ natural interaction with parks, and its particular … Continue reading

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