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FOR 90: Chapter 1: Restoring the Urban Forest Ecosystem: An Introduction

Figure 42. The planning for this community park in New York City began in 1990 with meetings involving the whole community - city agencies, non-profit organizations (headed by "Open Road"), students, businesses, neighbors and more. The grass-roots park design includes a greenhouse, basketball area, nature pond with plantings, wildlife area, and playground.