How Urban Parks Are Bringing Nature Close to Home – National Geographic

“We have got to bring the natural world back to the people, rather than have them live in an environment where everything is paved over with concrete.” Walter Hickel | Then secretary of the interior and former governor of Alaska

Across the country and the world, communities are are realizing the importance of accessible natural environments to the overall well being of society.   As landscape architects, urban designers and planners we are uniquely positioned to aid in the implementation of this philosophy.
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