Sources for More Information

Bulletin #27: How to Manage Community Natural Areas

Contact with Parks and Communities

One of the best sources for help with managing natural areas in urban settings is to contact those cities with many years of experience that make this a priority service for their residents. There are many, but some good examples would include:

Helpful Books

  • Greenways for America by Charles E. Little
  • Ecological Networks and Greenways edited by Rob H. Jongman & Gloria Pungetti

A wealth of other pertinent books can be found at by searching for “managing urban natural areas.”

Magazines and Newsletters

Native Plants Journal is designed as a forum for scientific information about native plants and their practical application in land stewardship and restoration projects. Subscription information is available from:

Project MUSE
2715 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-4319
Phone: (410)-516-6989
Fax: (410)-516-6968

More Information

Call 1-888-448-7337 Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST

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