Nature

I cobbled together a 2014 Christmas wish list for the Fast Forward Weekly newspaper last week. I listed many wishes: an active citizenry, affordable housing, a conservation ethic. Blog Post
Dec 14, 2014   By Steven Snell
The Yerba Buena District Street Life Plan starts off its 10-year life to improve public space by placing six mobile gardens in parts of the district that have more concrete and asphalt than vegetation, reports John King for San Francisco Chronicle.
Aug 3, 2011   San Francisco Chronicle
This piece from <em>Places</em> delves into the history of the campsite, their use of space, and their role in modern culture.
Jun 2, 2011   Places
Andy Lipkis, the founder and president of TreePeople, an organization in Los Angeles that brings natural concepts into the "urban forest", details his 40 years of work proving the feasibility of projects such as the Elmer Avenue Project.
Dec 3, 2010   The Planning Report
The term Green Urbanism keeps showing up unexpectedly in newspaper articles, conference session titles, blog posts, and casual conversation.  While there is an innate, intuitive sense of the meaning, green urbanism may also seem as elusive as it is evocative.  Having given this topic a fair Blog Post
Oct 1, 2010   By Walker Wells
This piece from <em>Utne Reader</em> looks at Ecuador's recent extension of inalienable rights to nature and why other countries should follow this lead.
May 13, 2009   Utne Reader
A new constitution has been approved in Ecuador, and among its amendments are specific articles that grant inalienable rights to nature.
Sep 30, 2008   The New York Times