Land Conservation Builds Community

Peter Forbes of the Trust for Public Land offers an essay about how land conservation can change a community.
March 27, 2002, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Suke was 28 and had arrived with her two daughters just four months before from a refugee camp on the Thai border; they were waiting for her husband to join her in Providence. While she waited, she gardened. Every day she would walk two miles through a city she didn’t know to a place that had become very important to her. At the end of our time together, Suke held my hand for a moment and told me that this urban garden had made her feel at home in America."

Thanks to Simmons Buntin

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Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2002 in Terrain
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