Letter from the Chair
Spring appears to have come early to Big Sky Country. We’ve had a surprising number of sunny days with bluebird skies. No doubt we will get several more snows storms but I am already daydreaming about…anything green. It is with
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Kids’ Rock!
Three months to design and contract, and three months to build, “Kids’ Rock ” is finished Inspired by Teardrop Park in New York City, Banda Aceh in Indonesia now has a huge hill of boulders smack in the middle of the city. Built on top of
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Enhancing School Yards to Support Environmental Literacy Through Projects WET, WILD, and Learning Tree
Environmental literacy doesn’t come naturally in most educational settings. Consequently, three highly respected programs known as Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), Project WILD, and Project Learning Tree have been developed to demonstrate environmental concepts to students. This article takes
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A Different Kind of Neighborhood Park
In most Los Angeles area communities, it is rare to find neighborhood parks that offer unstructured play opportunities for children, passive recreation for all ages, and are within walking distance of their homes. In the Trust for Public Land’s recent publication “City Parks Facts 2009 Report,” Los Angeles scored
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Alhambra Unified School District’s Elementary Schools: Taxpayers Invest in Outdoor Spaces to Benefit Children
“… Children are disappearing from the outdoors at a rate that would make the top of any conservationist’s list of endangered species if they were any other member of the animal kingdom…”
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Announcement: Invitation to Submit Manuscripts for Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture
The Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture has invited our PPN to submit manuscripts for consideration for publication in the Journal. Manuscripts may
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Letter from the Chair
Kids’ Rock!
Enhancing School Yards to Support Environmental Literacy Through Projects WET, WILD, and Learning Tree
A Different Kind of Neighborhood Park
Alhambra Unified School District’s Elementary Schools: Taxpayers Invest in Outdoor Spaces to Benefit Children
Announcement: Invitation to Submit Manuscripts for Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture
 

 

Lisa Horne, Associate ASLA, Co-Chair
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Julie Johnson, ASLA, Co-Chair
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Chad Kennedy, ASLA, The Field Editor
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